Kitchen: vertical dimensions


Cupboards, drawers and shelves should suit both women and men.

Women average height = 1.65m / Men average height = 1.74m.

  • The maximum upward reach for a woman when there is a counter is around 1.95m. In general, heights between 0.75m and 1.60 are comfortable to reach. 
  • A toe recess should not be less than 0.10m height
  • The standard worktop height is 0.90m
  • Wall cupboards should not be fixed lower that 0.40m above a counter and the ideal maximum width is 0.40m.  


kitchen vertical dimension



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