- Outdoor spaces are provided in appropriate locations for private, communal or public use
- Outdoor spaces contribute to a sense of identity & ownership of the development
- Outdoor space is accessible, attractive, safe and easy to maintain
- Landscaping of rooftops and podiums contributes to high quality open space within the development
Outdoor space is important for environmental and amenity reasons. It provides amenity for those living in small dwellings and improves the overall liveability of a development. Open space may be public, communal or private. Outdoor space plays an important role in fostering and maintaining a sense of community for the residents of a development.