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1.9.

2 Functional Components
1.9.2.1 Major Components A. Multifamily Housing Housing where multiple separate housing units for residential inhabitants are contained within several buildings within the complex. Where typically the units are owned individually. Minor Components a. Housing units- the separate living quarters that define a housing unit where the occupants live and eat separately from other residents in the structure or building, and have direct access from the building's exterior or through a common hallway. b. Bedroom- A bedroom is a private room where people usually sleep for the night or relax during the day. c. Laundry Area- an area where clothes are washed and dried d. Living Room- a room for relaxing and socializing which may contain furnishings such as a sofa, chairs, occasional tables, and bookshelves, electric lamps, rugs, or other furniture. e. Dining Room- A dining room is a room for consuming food which is usually adjacent to the kitchen for convenience in serving. f. Kitchen- A kitchen is a room or part of a room used for cooking and food preparation. g. Toilet and Bath- a room for personal hygiene, generally containing a toilet, shower, and lavatory. h. Electrical Room- a room where electrical switches, fuse boxes, electrical controls and risers of the pipes for electricity are placed. i. j. Mechanical Room- a room where mechanical equipments are kept and maintained. Pump Room- a room for water pumps and control valves.

k. Storage Area- an area where equipments are stored. l. Lounge- an area where people may relax or wait.

m. Common Parking Area- parking spaces are shared by more than one user, which allows parking facilities to be used more efficiently. It is a type of Parking Management. Shared Parking takes advantage of the fact that most parking spaces are only used part time by a particular motorist or group, and many parking facilities

have a significant portion of unused spaces, with utilization patterns that follow predictable daily, weekly and annual cycles B. Community Center Are public locations where members of a community tend to gather for group activities, social support, public information, and other purposes. They may sometimes be open for the whole community or for a specialised group within the greater community. Minor Components a. Multi Purpose Rooma room designed for several purposes which can hold

gatherings, indoor activities and teaching. b. Comfort Room- A room on which washing of hands, face, elimination and grooming can be performed. c. Storage Area- an area where equipment are stored. d. Conference Room- A room for singular events such as business conference and meetings. e. Utility Room- a utility room is a room where equipment not used in day-to-day activities is kept. f. Training Center an area where trainings for livelihood and community building is conducted for the residents. C. Marketplace Is a location where goods and services are exchanged. A place where traders set up stalls and buyers browse the merchandise. Minor Components a. Vegetable Stalls- an area where excess harvest will be sold aside from the market place and will be located adjacent to the road. b. Dry Storage- it is at ambient temperature (which hopefully does not get too hot nor is too humid) and is
where shelf stable foods, packaging, plastic and paper products are kept.

c. Retail Store- a retail establishment which satisfies a wide range of durable goods and products to the consumer's personal and residential needs d. Wet Area- an area where fresh fruits and vegetables are available. This area

generally include butcher shops with fresh meat. The fresh meat and fish sections are

separate from the fruit and vegetable stalls. In this section market, raw food are sold which need a lot of washing making the floor of the area of the market always wet. The humidity in the temperature ensures that the food stay fresh for longer periods of time. e. Dry Area- Dry market sells dry goods/ food may range from snacks, clothes, cooking utensils, accessories and etc. Dry markets are also not limited to having just these items and can also items such as spices, household items, kitchen appliances, dried fruits and many other items. D. Community Garden Minor Components A parcel of land gardened collectively by a large group of people. This lot is allotted primarily for the occupants of the multifamily housing. This area will accommodate several greenhouses that will house the crops and the gardening activities. a. Greenhouses- a structure in which plants are grown. Usually made w/ glass or plastic as covering material and a structural assembly of frames to support the covering material. The structure is used to house the crops under a controlled environment. This allows the farmers to grow seasonal crops throughout the year while protecting the crops from insects and the outdoor environment. b. Allotment Garden - a plot of land made available for individual, non-commercial gardening. Such parcels are cultivated individually, contrary to other community garden types where the entire area is tended collectively by a group of people. c. Compost Pit Area an area where organic waste are collected to be converted into organic fertilizer. It is consisted of cement walls with a compost turner that is on tracks that run down the walls and turns the compost in between the walls. d. Water Collection Area- an area where rain water is stored which will include a basin and a sediment bowl. The water will then be used for the crops and for the maintenance of the livestock sheds. e. l. Crops Nursery Area- an area where young plants are maintained in a controlled conditions before the plants are transplanted into the field or into containers. This ensures the plant has a strong root system and is well-shaped before it is exposed to the outside environment. f. Pig sheds- an area where pigs are kept for fattening. It would also house an area that will accommodate breeding.

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Poultry Sheds- an area where poultry are made for economy in feed and egg production.

E. Chapel - is a religious place of fellowship, prayer and worship which will serve the resettlement community. F. Health Center - is a clinic staffed by a group of general practitioners and nurses. Typical services covered are family practice and dental care, but some clinics have expanded greatly and can include internal medicine, pediatric, womens care, family planning. Minor Components a. Check-up Area- an area designated for the check-up of the patients health conditions. b. Counselling Area- an area where people can take advice and prescriptions regarding health issues, proper nutrition and healthcare. c. Record File Room- a room for files and where documents are being kept. d. Private Restroom- a room on which washing of hands, face, elimination and grooming can be performed where only the personnel of the clinic are allowed. G. Management Hall a station whose function is to assess and collect the payments residents for the housing units. Minor Components a. Lounge- an area where people may relax or wait. b. Accounting Office- an area where the transactions, spending operations, and accountants record are done c. File Record Room- a room for files and where documents are being kept d. Private Restroom- a place for hygienic purposes provided for private individuals

H. Maintenance and Utility Area- an area where equipments not used in day-to-day activities is kept. An area where tools & supplies are stored. Minor Components

a. Workshop- a room which provides both the area and tools (or machinery) that may be required for repair and production. b. Utility Room- a utility room is a room where equipment not used in day-to-day activities is kept. c. Storage Area- an area where equipments and materials are stored.

I. Waste Management Area- an area where waste and materials produced by human activity undertake several processes to reduce their effect on health, the environment or aesthetics. J. Leisure Spaces- includes all the recreational facilities and areas allotted for this

purpose. It will include spaces such as basketball court, a childrens park, etc. Minor Components a. Covered Basketball Court- typically a basketball court roofed to carry on activities even in unwanted weather condition. This area will also function to accommodate gatherings, special events and other sports activities. b. Playground- a place with a specific design for children. It will include recreational equipment such as the seesaw, slide, chin-up bars, sandbox, spring rider, monkey bars, overhead ladder and mazes, many of which help children develop physical coordination, strength, and flexibility, as well as providing recreation and enjoyment. Playgrounds will also have facilities for playing informal games of adult.

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