CONTENTS AND STANDARDS FOR HOUSING PROGRAM
The contents and Standards for housing program contain the following:
1. Cost of the land
2. Availability of public utility services such as water centricity and sewage disposal.
3. Access to parks and playground
4. Agricultural potentiality of the land
5. Contour of land
6. Distance from place of work
7. Ease or way of drainage
8. Location with respect to schools and colleges and public buildings
9. Nature of use of adjacent areas
10. Transport facilities
11. Wind velocity and direction
12. Annual rainfall
The height of the building in the schemes should be in proportion with width of the street or road.
The location of the residential building in housing scheme should be free from nuisances like dust, smoke and smell, moist. The location of the building should be nearer to the means of transport for schools, hospitals, markets.
Define Orientation. (May/June 2010)
The building in the housing scheme should be suitable orientation with respect to rain, sun, wind.
The building should be located nearer to parks and a placed with easy accessibility with trees and plants should be available for the children without crossing main roads.
The housing system should provide maximum privacy to the users.
The buildings in the housing scheme should have safety and security against theft and fire. For this purpose a strong room may be provided for the storage of valuable items.
Floor area as well as cubical contents (length X Breadth X Height) of the buildings should be proportioned with number of persons likely to use the buildings. As per the standard floor area per members. The standard floor area is 4.65m2 per member and cubical content is 8.5m3 per member.
The building should be provided utility service like electricity, water, drainage and transport facilities at reasonable cost.
Define Ventilation. (May/June 200)
A roof of the building should be fully ventilated and each room should get enough air and light.