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Environment = surroundings which can be natural, man-made or a

combination of these. Built Environment = created by man with or without the aid of the

natural environment.

Environmental Considerations

1. Planning requirements. 2. Building Regulations. 3. Land restrictions by vendor

or lessor. 4. Availability of services. 5. Local amenities including

transport. 6. Subsoil conditions. 7. Levels and topography

of land. 8. Adjoining buildings or land. 9. Use of building.