How to build a future-proof house?

Although it is hard to foretell the future, we can prepare for it by examining current trends and also preempt the trajectory of our personal lives. Our first priority should be designing a home that is strong, sustainable, and adaptable rather than being tied down to what is currently in style.


As the world becomes increasingly reliant on technology and sustainable living, it’s important to consider building a future-proof house that can adapt to the changing needs and preferences of its residents. Whether you’re a seasoned homeowner or just starting to plan your dream home, there are a few key features you should consider to ensure that your house is ready for the future.


One of the most important things to consider when building a future-proof house is intelligent storage options. Storage is something that will NEVER go out of fashion. It is something you will always need. With the proliferation of smart devices and the increasing importance of sustainability, it’s important to have a place to store all of your gadgets and keep them organised. We particularly love homes that intelligently build storage units into staircases or into unused parts of walls.

SMART technology

Another key feature of a future-proof house is the integration of SMART technology. This includes everything from smart thermostats and lighting to home security systems and automated appliances. By incorporating SMART technology into your home, you can streamline your daily routines, save energy, and even improve your home’s security.


Energy efficiency

Energy efficiency is also crucial when it comes to building a future-proof house. Not only is it good for the environment, but it can also save you money on your energy bills in the long run. There are many ways to make your home more energy efficient, including investing in energy-efficient appliances, sealing air leaks and insulating your home, and installing solar panels. The world is only going more green, so it makes sense to jump on the coattails of this.

Fireplace in house

Functionality over everything

Finally, it’s important to consider the overall design and aesthetic of your future-proof house. While functionality is key, it’s also important to create a space that is visually appealing and comfortable. This can be achieved through the use of high-quality materials, thoughtful design, and attention to detail.

Kitchen in a house

In summary

Building a future-proof house requires careful planning and consideration of a variety of factors. By incorporating intelligent storage options, integrating SMART technology, and focusing on energy efficiency, you can create a home that is both functional and stylish, and that will stand the test of time. Whether you’re building a new home or renovating an existing one, you can be sure that your house will be future-proof and ready for whatever the future may bring.

Speak to Bellagio Homes

Build a futureproof home with Bellagio Homes. Speaking with Troy and Reg, who are professional and knowledgeable in the WA home building industry. The duo have a proven track record of creating high-quality homes that meet their clients’ needs and desires. Don’t hesitate to reach out to them to discuss your custom home vision, and see how they can help bring your vision to life.  Your future starts today.