When considering residential development on a 300 square meter land parcel, you have to be
strategic in order to make the most of the available space.

Here are more ideas for residential

Single-Family Home

Design and Layout

● Efficient Floor Plan: Create an open floor plan to make spaces feel larger and more

● Vertical Expansion: Build upwards with multiple stories to maximize the living area.

● Outdoor Integration: Incorporate balconies or a rooftop patio to extend living spaces

● Natural Light: Use large windows and skylights to reduce the need for artificial lighting
and make the space feel more open.

Garden and Landscaping

Vertical Garden: Utilize vertical space on walls for plants, freeing up ground space.

● Edible Garden: Grow vegetables and herbs to promote sustainability and provide fresh
● Outdoor Living Area: Design a compact outdoor seating area for relaxation and

Multi-Family Housing
Apartment Complex

● Compact Units: Design small, functional apartments that maximize the use of space.
● Shared Facilities: Include shared laundry rooms, storage areas, and possibly a common
room for gatherings.

● Balconies: Provide private outdoor space for each unit to increase the appeal.
Shared Outdoor Spaces
● Community Garden: Offer a shared garden area for residents to grow plants and socialise.

Barbecue Area: A communal barbecue area can be a focal point for community

● Play Area for Children: If space permits, a small play area can make the complex
Parking and Accessibility
● Underground Parking: Consider underground parking to maximize usable outdoor

Mixed-Use Development
Combining Residential and Commercial

● Retail Space: The ground floor can be used for shops or a café, providing amenities to
residents and generating income.
● Living Spaces Above: Apartments or condos above the commercial spaces can offer
residents easy access to shops and public transport.



It’s important to remember that regardless of the type of residential development chosen, it
should be designed with the needs of the potential residents in mind, while also adhering to local zoning laws and building codes. Collaboration with professionals and possibly future residents
during the planning stage can lead to a more successful project outcome.

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