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  1. 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 14th 2011 by Routledge

  2. 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 28th 2011 by Routledge

  3. 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 5th 2011 by Routledge

  4. 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 15th 2011 by IHS BRE Press

  5. 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 December 1st 2010 by Routledge

  6. Affluence, Mobility and Second Home Ownership

    By Chris Paris

    Series: Housing and Society Series

    Despite the current recession, the frequency of second home ownership is still surprisingly high throughout the western world. While the UK and Ireland previously had lower occurrences of multiple dwellings compared to the rest of Europe, they are quickly catching up with a current surge in the...

    Published September 15th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Vacant Dwellings in England

    The Challenges and Costs of Bringing Them Back into Use (FB 25)

    By M Davidson

    First published in 2010. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published April 6th 2010 by IHS BRE Press

  8. The Real Cost of Poor Housing

    (FB 23)

    By Mike Roys

    First published in 2010. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published February 15th 2010 by IHS BRE Press

  9. Housing Boom and Bust

    Owner Occupation, Government Regulation and the Credit Crunch

    By Peter King

    Housing bubbles burst, creating economic misery for millions. Over the past thirty years, the culture of property ownership has become so ingrained that policy makers, bankers and households have taken for granted that housing is a good investment and forgotten about the bust. Explaining how the...

    Published February 1st 2010 by Routledge

  10. Shaping Neighbourhoods

    For Local Health and Global Sustainability, 2nd Edition

    By Hugh Barton, Marcus Grant, Richard Guise

    This substantially revised and important second edition comes at a pivotal time, with both a strong agenda of localism in planning and with public health professionals now realising the vital importance of shaping urban environments in order to reduce the burden of disease and support better health...

    Published January 12th 2010 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. What Happened to Planning? (Routledge Revivals)
    By Peter Ambrose
    To Be Published February 25th 2015
  2. Beyond Gated Communities
    Edited by Samer Bagaeen, Ola Uduku
    To Be Published February 28th 2015
  3. Altruism by Design: How To Affect Social Change as an Architect
    By Adam R. Wilmes
    To Be Published April 23rd 2015
  4. Community Visioning Programs: Processes and Outcomes
    Edited by Norman Walzer, Gisele F Hamm
    To Be Published May 29th 2015
  5. Community Planning and Development
    Edited by Rhonda Phillips
    To Be Published May 31st 2015

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