Good design ensures that a house is positioned to make the most of the sun and views, and to have privacy and protection from noise, while making sure that the same qualities are not compromised for neighbouring properties.
This section provides guidance on how houses should be located on a site and how to get the most from the spaces around them.
The contents list and design outcomes for the whole of this section are listed below. Each sub heading highlights a separate webpage that can be accessed by clicking on the menu located to the left of this introduction.
There are four main types of detached house. These are:
Zero lot house Courtyard houseAccessory dwelling Extended family housing