Choosing a site is the most important part in the construction of a house. It has the most impact on the designing and planning of the building. Any architect who is involved in the designing will base his entire design of the building to be constructed according to the site that is available. These are few factors that have to be considered while choosing the perfect constructions site for building-
- Scope of building
The area where you are constructing is very important as you have to select a site which is going to be used for a residential purpose. You need to at factors that are going to affect your privacy and also the security of your home.
- Legal issues
Before purchasing any site make sure it is legally up for sale and it is free from any legal issues. Once this is done, you need to follow the laws regarding areas and proportions of built-up spaces and vacant spaces that need to be left on all sides. Remember to take all the legal permissions before you start construction.
- Type of soil and terrain
Ensure that the ground soil of the site you have chosen is of good quality and also pertains to the norms required for providing a firm foundation like enough quantity of rock, sand, light and dense soil. Also, the site must be ideally situated on an elevated place to provide proper drainage of water.
- Good environmental conditions
Ideally, the site should be located in a place where there are adequate light, ventilation and some natural beauty and plenty of greenery. Avoid places which are too polluted like places which have factories in the vicinity or roads which have heavy traffic. The neighborhood should be pleasant and not too crowded. All these factors will play a major role in keeping your healthy and fit too.