QUOTE(@MAN-kun @ Jun 26 2009, 04:34 PM)
u hav to understand the term 1st. u must be confused with the term 'built-up area' and 'gross floor area/GFA'.
built up area is the ground area used to construct the building only...
while gross floor area is the whole area of the building (normally excluding external area such as landscape area)
the terms definitions may differ from different consultant (Eg. architect, QS, Engineer, etc). Consultant/QS calculate the value of the building based on the GFA, not the Built-up Area...
the 2.5-storey should have the same built-up area and bigger/higher gross floor area. for me, built up area is not that important. GFA is much more important as u can imagine u will live in an ample space for u & ur family or not.
hope thats help. construction terms confusing me too sometimes
I got what u mean
but the geran mukim only show the built up area
and the banker always ask me what is the build up area in order to determine/valuate the value of the property
so it make no difference either it is 2 storey or 2.5-storey ....in this case, 2.5-storey per sf shall be more higher