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  1. Sustainable Collective Housing

    Policy and Practice for Multi-family Dwellings

    By Lee Ann Nicol

    Housing stocks provide much more than just shelter. Energy suppliers, pension fund managers and public transit providers are but a few of the many stakeholders that have a regulated interest in the non-shelter goods and services offered by housing. Such stakeholders and their activities...

    Published September 4th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Designed for Habitat

    Collaborations with Habitat for Humanity

    By David Hinson, Justin Miller

    If you're looking for ways to give back to your community, then this book, the first to profile thirteen projects designed and built by architects and Habitat for Humanity, will help. Detailed plans, sections, and photographs show you how these projects came about, the strategies used by each team...

    Published July 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  3. Ninety Years of Housing, 1921–2011

    Trends Relating to Living Standards, Energy Use and Carbon Emissions (FB 46)

    By Janet Utley, Les Shorrock

    The housing stock in the UK has changed significantly since 1921. Many homes have been constructed since then, leading to the very wide diversity that we see today. This report looks back over the past 90 years, presenting statistics that illustrate key changes and the progress that has been made...

    Published June 14th 2012 by IHS BRE Press

  4. The Cost of Poor Housing in Northern Ireland

    By Maggie Davidson, Simon Nicol, Mike Roys, Helen Garrett, Adele Beaumont, Charlotte Turner

    This report summarizes the results of a research project commissioned by the Northern Ireland Housing Executive and BRE Trust to apply a methodology developed to calculate the cost of poor housing in England and Wales to the housing of Northern Ireland. This research shows that there is...

    Published May 3rd 2012 by IHS BRE Press

  5. Energy Efficiency in Housing Management

    Policies and Practice in Eleven Countries

    Edited by Nico Nieboer, Sasha Tsenkova, Vincent Gruis, Anke van Hal

    The embedding of energy efficiency in the management of individual housing organisations is crucial for the realization of current ambitious energy efficiency policies. This issue is examined for the first time in this book through an analysis of selected case studies in new ‘green’ buildings, as...

    Published April 26th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Dwelling with Architecture

    By Roderick Kemsley, Christopher Platt

    The dwelling is the most fundamental building type, nowhere more so than in the open landscape. This book can be read in a number of ways. It is first a book about houses and particularly the theme ‘dwelling and the land’. It examines the poetic and prosaic issues inherent in claiming a piece of...

    Published March 8th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Living Over the Store

    Architecture and Local Urban Life

    By Howard Davis

    The shop/house – the building combining commercial/retail uses and dwellings – appears over many periods of history in most cities in the world. This book combines architectural history, cross-cultural understandings and accounts of contemporary policy and building practice to provide a...

    Published January 16th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Lifetime Homes Design Guide

    EP 100

    By Habinteg Housing Association

    This design guide from Habinteg describes the design requirements for homes that will meet the changing needs of households. It uses the Lifetime Homes Standard's principles of inclusivity, accessibility, adaptability, sustainability and good value to provide design solutions that enable simple...

    Published November 28th 2011 by IHS BRE Press

  9. The Place of Home

    English domestic environments, 1914-2000

    By Alison Ravetz, Professor Alison Ravetz, R. Turkington

    Series: Planning, History and Environment Series

    **This book was originally printed as a hardback in 1995. The paperback released in 2011 is a reprint of the original** A comprehensive and in-depth history of the 20th century English home, how it has been created, and how it works for people. It focuses on the various influences bearing on...

    Published November 18th 2011 by Routledge

  10. A Global Strategy for Housing in the Third Millennium

    Edited by W.A. Allen, R.G. Courtney, E. Happold, A.M. Wood

    This book outlines the emerging determinants, in a global context, for the provision of housing for the growing, shifting and changing populations. In doing so the reader will be encouraged to forsee the complementary evolution in the planning, design and construction of housing in the developed...

    Published November 18th 2011 by Taylor & Francis