Chapter 4 Choosing a Place to Live. Housing Decisions By Evelyn Lewis & Carolyn Turner. Location. When choosing a place to live, you will need to carefully consider the following: Region or area of the world, country or state. Community-country, suburb, or city
By Evelyn Lewis & Carolyn Turner
Planned Neighborhood low-density areas.
Is the part of the site that can be seen from the street or road.
It is usually in front of the house.
The part of the site that is used for necessary activities.
Like: sidewalks, driveways, and storage (trash cans, lawn equipment, firewood, & cars).
Many, have this area screened from view and should be directly connected to the indoor service areas (i.e.: kitchen /laundry area)
This is the part of the site hidden from public view.
It has space for recreation and relaxation.
Can be separated by using shrubs, hedges, screens, fences and/or walls.
a. High rise apartments
b. Low rise apartment
c. Triplex apartment (3 households)
d. Duplex apartment (2 households)
a. Penthouse…top of apartment building
b. Garden Apt… one story with landscape
c. Efficiency Apt…one main room, kitchen, and bathroom
Designed to house one family. Can be rented or owned.
Have at least two floors. low-density areas.
Attached by a common wall.Townhomes / Row House
Not connected to another unit. low-density areas.Freestanding House
Moving to a New Home site.
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