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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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 14th 2010 by Routledge

  5. 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 5th 2010 by IHS BRE Press

  6. 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 14th 2010 by IHS BRE Press

  7. 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 January 31st 2010 by Routledge

  8. 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 11th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Complying with the Code for Sustainable Homes

    Lessons Learnt on the BRE Innovation Park (FB 20)

    By Christopher Gaze

    Bringing together the practical experience of building innovative new homes on the BRE Innovation Park, this BRE Trust report identifies key practical lessons for developers and housebuilders. The material was first published in 2008 as a 4-part BRE Information Paper and is reproduced here in a new...

    Published November 22nd 2009 by IHS BRE Press

  10. Smart Home Systems and the Code for Sustainable Homes

    A BRE Guide (BR 506)

    By Alison Nicholl

    First published in 2009. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 19th 2009 by IHS BRE Press