Townhouses and twin houses are types of detached family homes. It usually has three or more floors. A townhouse and twin houses are family types of urban houses with a strong connection to the public spaces. The townhouse and twin house are types of independent residential units with a small area compared to standalone villas. In addition, they are properties adjacent to the neighboring properties of the same category in one row, each with its entrance. Independent houses are a type of residential real estate which has been developed to meet the requirements of larger societal groups. Regarding urban planning, in recent years, this type of independent residential house has revitalized the traditional concept of multi-storey apartment buildings. The research focuses on the different types of homes, the difference between townhouses and twin houses, the differences between them, and the common characteristics between them, which will help a person determine the type which suits him while identifying the factors and affect the intention to buy a home by customers. Finally, the research concludes with the design characteristics of modern twin houses and townhouses as types of independent house designs.
Ahmed, Ola Mohammed
"The concept of Independent Houses between (Twin House & Town House),"
International Design Journal: Vol. 12:
2, Article 32.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.aaru.edu.jo/faa-design/vol12/iss2/32