Residential architecture refers to the design and construction of buildings that are used as homes or places of dwelling for individuals and families. This includes single-family homes, townhouses, apartments, and other types of residential buildings.

Residential architecture encompasses a wide range of styles, from traditional to contemporary, and incorporates a variety of design elements, such as space planning, materials, colors, lighting, and furnishings. It also takes into account factors such as privacy, comfort, and accessibility, as well as the specific needs and preferences of the individuals who will live in the space.

Residential architects work closely with their clients to understand their needs and create design solutions that meet those needs while also taking into account the existing site, local building codes and regulations, and the client’s budget. They collaborate with other professionals, such as engineers, contractors, and interior designers, to ensure that the building is functional, safe, and meets all necessary building codes and standards.