All living spaces should have external windows.
Living areas should have a maximum window sill height of 800 to 1000mm above the finished floor level to maintain views out when seated.
Apartments and terraces should conform to New Zealand Standard 4121 (Design for Access and Mobility) for wheelchair user access.
Provide a living space at the entry level of a terrace house.
Living areas should also provide for:
- a wide screen television including cable routing for future satellite dish and UHF aerial
- multiple power points for accommodating appliances and computers
- wall mounted or free standing heater or a mechanical heating and cooling unit.