The kitchen work triangle concept has been the result of much research in the area of ergonomic and efficiency principles. Since the kitchen area is probably the most highly utilized and trafficked rooms in the house it makes perfect sense to have a layout which has good ergonomic qualities, ie stress on the body while working in the kitchen is minimized as well as efficiency, ie the most commonly used work utensils are always no more than two steps from one another.
For the kitchen work triangle the three points of the triangle refer to the three most commonly used areas of the kitchen are:
- The Fridge
- The Sink
- The Cooker