DescriptionA small-to medium-sized attached structure that consists of 2 to 8 multi-story dwelling units placed side-by-side. Entries are on the narrow side of the unit and typically face a street or courtyard. The street façades have entrances and avoid garages.
|Area*||N/A||1,530–3,000 sq. ft.|
|Number of Units||N/A||1-3|
|Typical Unit Size||N/A||1,000–3,000 sq. ft.|
|Net Density||N/A||11–85 du/acre|
|Gross Density||N/A||10–20 du/acre|
|Parking Ratio*||N/A||1–3 per unit|
|Off-street Spaces||N/Atd>||2 per unit max.|
|Rear (main building)*||30–60 feet|
|Between Main and Accessory Buildings||10–20 feet|
|Height (to eave)*||25–40 feet|
|* Varies based on context|
Idealized specifications take the best characteristics of this type and update them for today’s typical building standards, serving as a model for new development.