The transformation in the domestic spaces’ dynamics impacts the architecture inside and outside houses and apartments. Kitchens are the prime example of this transformation. Historically considered marginalized workspaces, they have gained more prominence as architectural spaces. This influences not only the size of the rooms and their organization but also the used claddings.

As they gain prominence, kitchens often become the center of the house, integrated with spaces such as the dining room, the living room, gardens, balconies and, depending on the available area, even bedrooms or home offices. Space organization and the type of cladding on walls and countertops are adversely affected by this integration.

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