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
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.