Plot ratio


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Plot ratio

The gross floor area of a building divided by the area of its site. The basic ratio permitted is frequently modified by providing a bonus for arcades, setbacks, plazas, and the incorporation of existing buildings of architectural significance.

floor area ratio

The ratio of the total floor area of a building (excluding areas such as mechanical rooms or the areas of floors used exclusively for mechanical equipment) to the area of the lot on which the building is built.
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4 plot ratio and allowable height of up to 5 storeys.
With the central business district (CBD) growing in Phnom Penh residential properties with low plot ratios will phase out.
Generally, it's 24 to 36 months, according the specific situation of a real estate enterprise; x(i)--monthly land selling growth on i-th month, i = 1, 2, t; y--average plot ratio.
As such, the typical plot ratio calculation did not apply to the overall footprint.
For instance, an average site of grade-one land for commercial use with a plot ratio of 7 when the existing tenant is a state enterprise may have a base land price roughly around:
Architecturally, little dialogue exists between the faces of these homes, and with further regulations commonly limiting each footprint to a 50 per cent plot ratio, many houses turn inwards to conceal courtyards, atria and internal facades that express more than those seen externally.
80 ha Confirmed List site at Jalan Lam Huat (Plot A) is zoned for Business-2 development and has a 20-year tenure with a maximum permissible gross plot ratio of 2.
Mok Wei Wei adopted the concept and, in spite of the statutory height restrictions, he effortlessly achieves a plot ratio of 1:1.
In late 2001, an international competition was held for the design of a 50-storey public housing project (with a plot ratio of 1:8), on the edge of the city.
The project will have a 29:1 plot ratio, which exceeds CBD planning controls, but has been approved because the building meets the requirement of delivering public benefit.
So the tall solution was accepted and the site's plot ratio of 4:l has allowed the tower to have 43 storeys, flanked by a pair of terraces of flats formed as town houses.
And then, even symbolic gestures must comply with the regulatory framework, which included in this case an absolute height limit and street-wall requirement along Macquarie Street, a sun-angle plane designed to guarantee minimum solar access to the Botanic Gardens opposite, a podium requirement on Hunter Street and a plot ratio (FSR) limit.