The common alignment of multiple antennas and consistent color matching produces a better visual effect.
Co-location and co-siting of antenna systems adds to the visual bulk and scale of a facility and depending on the particular circumstances of the site may not be appropriate.
Co-located and co-sited facilities can look unbalanced and inconsistent as:
There are examples where Proponents have devised standard designs solutions for specific components of antenna systems for deployment in specific locations. For example, European operators have developed a standard design for street cell equipment cabinets that have been deployed along the streets of a number of cities.