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   The shape of each VILLAGE is to be dictated by a combination of appropriate scales and water flows.

   Firstly, Alexander (1977) argues that a co-herent neighbourhood should be no wider than 300m. Secondly, the village should maximise the gravity-fed water supply from it's adjoining dam. As such, it should be an elongated rectangle or triangle shape which runs just slightly below contour. This way, water can enter the site at the top corner, be utilised under gravity pressure throughout the site and exit from the diagonally opposite corner.
   The best position for villages is along ridge lines so it is likely that it will be possible to establish a fall from one corner of the site to the other over about 300m. However, in occurrences where this is not possible, the drainage point will just need to be positioned at the lowest point of the village.
   To minimise infrastructure expense, roads should be kept to a minimum. In most cases it should be possible to just have one main street and one secondary street though each village. A mix of housing types are to be arranged within village envelope with the established village population cap in mind.
   A village design based on carrying capacities, natural constraints and thirdly, societal considerations is displayed below in a step-by-step process: