# What type of house for sloping land?

### What type of house for sloping land?

Whether the height difference ground is very important, builders generally choose to of the houses on stilts or as a belvedere, consisting of suspending part of the construction above the slope.

### How to build a house on a slope?

If you want to build your house on a slopeyou can opt for a implantation recessed or semi-buried. As its name suggests, this construction method consists of integrating the dwelling directly into the ground.

### How steep is a land?

You can often have the impression that the terrain is flat when there is a 5% slope. A slope of 5% nevertheless influences the architecture. By visiting the land, the architect or the topographer takes the altimetry points which then makes it possible to adapt the construction.

### How does the slope affect the architecture?

A slope of 5% nevertheless influences the architecture. By visiting the land, the architect or the topographer takes the altimetry points which then makes it possible to adapt the construction. Average to steep slope: Between 10 and 20% Again, we tend to underestimate the slope when we visit the site.

### How to calculate the slope?

The calculation of the slope is expressed as a percentage and is obtained by applying the following formula: Elevation = Total height between the arrival point and the departure point. Example: a slope of 8% is equivalent to an elevation change of 8 meters over 100 meters.

### What building permit for a sloping plot?

The building permit linked to the construction of sloping land is accepted when the construction project complies with the requirements of the PLU (Local Urban Plan) or the regulations of the subdivision if the planned construction is located in a subdivision.