This study presents an overview of the needs and the problems involved in hillside housing, concentrating on the example of Taipei, Taiwan, Due to population growth and mountainous geographic conditions, hillside dwellings are being developed now and could become necessary in other countries in the same situation. It examines the ways in which housing on slopes is different from housing on flat land analyzes the problems involved on sloping-site housing.
In brief, this report accomplishes the things:
- Analyzes the problems involved on sloping site housing.
- Develops a methodology for planning criteria.
- Recommends direction for further research which will be necessary for a comprehensive development of qualitative value in the hillside housing planning process.
This study does not attempt to be definitive or conclusive. The aim of this study was to construct a tool for problems inherent in the sloping site.
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Lin, Sing-Shoung. "Hillside Housing In Taipei." (1974). https://digitalrepository.unm.edu/arch_etds/195