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Housing design

When undertaking a construction project it is to be ensured that the spaces intended for residential use are designed and constructed in a way that are fit for their purpose, pleasant and comfortable.  Housing design must promote the functionality of spaces intended for residential use and their suitability for varying and changing residential needs.

In a construction project it is to be ensured, in particular, that environmental factors and natural conditions are taken into account in the location of residential buildings, arrangement of their spaces and other housing design.

The National Building Code of Finland, Housing design


 Further material

1008/2017 Decree of the Ministry ot the Environment on lived, accommodation and work premises

Responsible person Harri Hakaste









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Published 2017-01-26 at 14:38, updated 2020-01-08 at 11:58