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An increasing number of people are demanding homes that use the right combinations of design, products and systems to improve each of these factors and increase their family's wellbeing.
This article explains how to set objectives around comfort and health at the start of the project that can be used to guide the rest of the process, from design to completion. The house you build is likely to stand for generations to come. Tackling comfort and health issues holistically, in conjunction with the other areas covered in these articles, will result in a better home not only for your family but for the people who will live in it in the future.
The manual provides professional advice, step-by-step best practice processes and detailed design guidance.
The manual will enable us all to make informed choice and build homes, and create new streets and neighbourhoods
that not only look great but are built to last, sustainable and give best return on investment.
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The Auckland Design Manual provides supplementary guidance to the Unitary Plan on design matters,
which will be updated by the Council from time to time. The Manual is not part of the Unitary Plan
and the Unitary Plan doesn’t incorporate the Manual by reference in the terms of the provisions of
Part 3 of Schedule 1 to the Resource Management Act 1991. While the Manual sits outside the Unitary Plan,
advice notes are occasionally included in the text of the Unitary Plan
to alert the reader to the existence of relevant guidance in the Unitary Plan.