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Housing Patterns

This section of the Pattern Book provides an outline of typical Neighborly Habitat House types, allowing for appropriate selection according to neighborhood location. Six housing types are illustrated: single-family detached houses, single-family attached houses, mansion apartments, townhouses, apartment buildings and mixed-use buildings. The basic elements of each type are reviewed here. The Architectural Patterns section should be consulted when designing a new house or transforming an existing plan.

Strategies for green building, visitability and accessibility, and ancillary structures and parking are also addressed in this section. These recommendations apply to all housing types.

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