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  1. 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 27th 2011 by IHS BRE Press

  2. 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 17th 2011 by Routledge

  3. 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 17th 2011 by Taylor & Francis

  4. Unhealthy Housing

    Research, remedies and reform

    By R. Burridge, D. Ormandy

    Unhealthy Housing presents an analysis of the research into the health implications of housing and the significance for legal regulation of housing conditions. Key experts present short papers, together with an overview to give an evaluation of the significance of housing on the health of occupiers....

    Published November 17th 2011 by Taylor & Francis

  5. Beyond Home Ownership

    Housing, Welfare and Society

    Edited by Richard Ronald, Marja Elsinga

    Series: Housing and Society Series

    In context of ongoing transformations in housing markets and socioeconomic conditions, this book focuses on past, current and future roles of home ownership in social policies and welfare practices. It considers owner-occupied housing in terms of diverse meanings and manifestations, but in...

    Published October 20th 2011 by Routledge

  6. ReNew Town

    Adaptive Urbanism and the Low Carbon Community

    By Andrew Scott, Eran Ben-Joseph

    ReNew Town puts forth an innovative vision of performative design and planning for low-carbon sustainable development, and illustrates practicable strategies for balancing environmental systems with urban infrastructure and new housing prototypes. To date, much of the discourse on the design...

    Published October 13th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Housing Disadvantaged People?

    Insiders and Outsiders in French Social Housing

    By Jane Ball

    Series: Housing and Society Series

    Social housing appears to offer a solution for the housing of poor and disadvantaged people. The French "right to housing" offers poor and disadvantaged citizens priority in social housing allocation, and even a legal action against the State to obtain a social home. Despite this, France is...

    Published September 27th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Tower and Slab

    Histories of Global Mass Housing

    By Florian Urban

    Tower and Slab looks at the contradictory history of the modernist mass housing block - home to millions of city dwellers around the world. Few urban forms have roused as much controversy. While in the United States decades-long criticism caused the demolition of most mass housing projects for the...

    Published September 4th 2011 by Routledge

  9. The Cost of Poor Housing in Wales

    By Maggie Davidson, Simon Nicol, Mike Roys, Adele Beaumont

    This publication demonstrates the continuing health and societal impacts of poor housing in Wales. Proportionately, there is considerably more poor housing in Wales than in England, with dangerous stairs and steps, and cold and damp homes being key problems. It is estimated that works targeted on...

    Published July 14th 2011 by IHS BRE Press

  10. Women and Housing

    An International Analysis

    Edited by Patricia Kennett, Kam Wah Chan

    Series: Housing and Society Series

    In the context of contemporary economic, political, social and cultural transformations, this book brings together contributions from developed and emerging societies in Europe, the USA and East Asia in order to highlight the nature, extent and impact of these changes on the housing opportunities...

    Published November 30th 2010 by Routledge