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  1. Housing Market Renewal and Social Class

    By Chris Allen

    Series: Housing, Planning and Design Series

    Housing market renewal is one of the most controversial urban policy programmes of recent years. Housing Market Renewal and Social Class critically examines the rationale for housing market renewal: to develop 'high value' housing markets in place of the so-called 'failing markets' of low-cost...

    Published October 14th 2007 by Routledge

  2. Decent Homes for All

    Planning's Evolving Role in Housing Provision

    By Nick Gallent, Mark Tewdwr-Jones

    Series: Housing, Planning and Design Series

    Are you concerned about the state of current housing provision? Worried about further decline in the years ahead? Decent Homes for All addresses fundamental questions about the current housing crisis; examining its history and evolution. The first text on the housing-planning interface, it explores...

    Published November 29th 2006 by Routledge

  3. Planning and Housing in the Rapidly Urbanising World

    By Paul Jenkins, Harry Smith, Ya Ping Wang

    Series: Housing, Planning and Design Series

    Written specifically as a teaching text and authored by a team of leading academics in the field, this is the first book to bring together the key issues of rapid urbanisation with approaches to planning and housing. Outlining and explaining core concepts from ‘informal settlements’ to ‘...

    Published November 21st 2006 by Routledge

  4. Sustainable Refurbishment of Victorian Housing

    Guidance, Assessment Method and Case Studies (FB 14)

    By Tim Yates

    First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published September 22nd 2006 by IHS BRE Press

  5. Critical Realism and Housing Research

    By Julie Lawson

    Series: Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

    Since the nineteenth century various housing solutions have evolved, such as sprawling Australian home ownership and compact Dutch social rental housing. This phenomenon cannot be adequately explained with simple descriptions of key events, politics and housing outcomes. Critical Realism and...

    Published July 26th 2006 by Routledge

  6. Housing Transformations

    Shaping the Space of Twenty-First Century Living

    By Bridget Franklin

    Series: Housing and Society Series

    Drawing together a wide range of literature, this original book combines social theory with elements from the built environment disciplines to provide insight into how and why we build places and dwell in spaces that are at once contradictory, confining, liberating and illuminating. This...

    Published June 5th 2006 by Routledge

  7. Wheelchair Housing Design Guide

    2nd Edition (EP 70)

    By Stephen Thorpe

    First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published March 9th 2006 by IHS BRE Press

  8. A New Vision for Housing

    By Christopher Holmes

    In 1945 the Labour Government set out to enable everyone to have a decent home, where people from all walks of life could live together. This dream was destroyed by a succession of avoidable mistakes and almost everyone now seems to believe that it is impossible to rediscover that vision. This book...

    Published December 12th 2005 by Routledge

  9. Courtyard Housing

    Past, Present and Future

    Edited by Brian Edwards, Magda Sibley, Mohammad Hakmi, Peter Land

    Courtyard housing is one of the oldest forms of domestic development spanning at least 2000 years and occurring in distinctive form in many regions of the world. Traditionally associated with the Middle East where climate and culture have given shape to a particular type of courtyard housing, other...

    Published September 19th 2005 by Taylor & Francis

  10. Accessible Housing

    Quality, Disability and Design

    By Rob Imrie

    Considering the interrelationships between disability and housing design with a focus on the role of policy in addressing the housing needs of disabled people, this book sets out some of the broader debates about the nature of housing, quality and design. In what ways are domestic design and...

    Published September 7th 2005 by Routledge