Mooball Housing Development Guide

A housing guide for a new residential subdivision in Mooball, Northern NSW


The housing guide document describes and demonstrates principles that will help new houses relate to their surroundings in Mooball, Northern NSW. Specifically to the subtropical climate of Mooball, the original rainforest landscape and current agricultural setting and the local village building forms of Mooball, Burringbar and Murwillumbah.

The document provides a framework that is intended to produce a collection of dwellings that relate harmoniously to each other as a group but also allow individual expression.

It contains specific examples of site strategies and housing forms that create good quality, light and airy dwellings that relate well to their site.

The examples also demonstrate how good dwelling design can improve the way people relate to their garden, their street and their broader environment.