A recent survey revealed that about 80 percent of the home-buyers prefer vastu compliant homes. Considering the dependency and beliefs of the Indian inhabitants on the principles of Vastu-shastra few real estate developers including are now building homes and apartments that are vastu compliant. Express Builders is one among the few. The survey further revealed that buyers are actually ready to pay 10 percent extra to get a house that is built on Vastu principles.
Vastu is an ancient science of architecture through which a pleasant setting can be made in a residence or office. There are some rules laid down according to vastu-shastra for flat selection which must be followed before going out to choose a flat:
- Flat must be of regular shape such as rectangular or square.
- The apartment should not fall on the dead end of the road. Any T-point buildings should be avoided.
- While selecting flat check properly that every room has four corners or walls.
- There should be more openness in North/East sides as compared to South/West sides.
- Check that lift should not face the entrance.
- Study table of children must be kept in Northern or Eastern wall.
- Flat must have Eastern balcony which is important and auspicious.
- Kitchen and toilets should not be adjacent in a flat.
- Balconies should be on the north, east or north- east directions.
- The master bedrooms should be in the southwest corner of the house.
- The drawing room should be in northwest, east side of the apartment.
- The kitchen must be situated in the southeast. The cook should face east while cooking.
- The kitchen should never fall in Northeast side.
- The position of the bed should be in such a way that one sleep with head towards South.
- The bathroom should be constructed in the west or south direction.
- The toilet should never fall in Northeast side.
- There should be a place for the worshiping room in the Northeast part.
- The store room should be constructed in the southern part of the building.
Going by all these principles Express Builders have two upcoming projects namely, Express Eternity and Express One that vastu compliant. Both Express Eternity and Express One have affordable vastu compliant homes. So if you are one to follow such principles keep a check on Express.