Tall Homes

Tall Homes Comparison

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GROSS FLOOR AREA IS INTENDED TO LIMIT THE SIZE OF BUILDINGS

However, by positioning the main floor on top of an integral garage, you get a much larger building with the same official amount of Gross Floor Area as a smaller house without the extra floor.

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BOTH TOP AND BOTTOM VIEWS HAVE THE SAME GFA

Extra living space behind and beside the garage (in the top views) does not count as GFA.

PhotoShop work courtesy of Terry Mills.