This week, we take a closer look at balconies and other types of outdoor area in apartments. While no doubt desirable, many developers are uncertain how much value outdoor space will create for them. This was reflected in our Supply report, which showed that outdoor space for both one and two bedroom apartments being planned in Melbourne was barely above the minimum suggested in the Victorian Government’s recent apartment design standards draft. Read the full post
This month, Secret Agent will look at some of the problems with large stand alone dwellings from a sustainability perspective. We will then discuss why smaller is the way of the future in the housing world.