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  1. 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 13th 2005 by Routledge

  2. 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 20th 2005 by Taylor & Francis

  3. 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 8th 2005 by Routledge

  4. Modern Methods of House Construction

    A Surveyor's Guide (FB 11)

    By Keith Ross

    First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published June 6th 2005 by IHS BRE Press

  5. Housing and Social Policy

    Contemporary Themes and Critical Perspectives

    Edited by Peter Somerville, Nigel Sprigings

    Series: Housing and Society Series

    This topical book transforms the analysis of housing problems into a lively, interesting and contentious subject of social scientific study, addressing themes of residential experience, inclusion/empowerment, sustainability and professionalism/managerialism, which lie at the heart of the...

    Published June 2nd 2005 by Routledge

  6. Reducing Carbon Emissions from the UK Housing Stock

    (BR 480)

    By L. D. Shorrock

    First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published May 25th 2005 by IHS BRE Press

  7. Introduction to Social Housing

    2nd Edition

    By Paul Reeves

    The provision and management of social housing for those who are unable to access the housing market is essential to the maintenance of the fabric of society. The social housing industry is vast and still growing. There are very few countries in the world where some form of subsidised housing does...

    Published March 15th 2005 by Routledge

  8. Gentrification in a Global Context

    Edited by Rowland Atkinson, Gary Bridge

    Series: Housing and Society Series

    Gentrification, a process of class neighbourhood upgrading, is being identified in a broader range of urban contexts throughout the world. This book throws new light and evidence to bear on a subject that deeply divides commentators on its worth and social costs given its ability to physically...

    Published March 2nd 2005 by Routledge

  9. Private Dwelling

    Contemplating the Use of Housing

    By Peter King

    Series: Housing, Planning and Design Series

    Housing is something that is deeply personal to us. It offers us privacy and security and allows us to be intimate with those we are close to. This book considers the nature of privacy but also how we choose to share our dwelling. The book discusses the manner in which we talk about our housing,...

    Published August 19th 2004 by Routledge

  10. Design Out Crime

    By Ian Colquhoun

    Here is a book about the practical design of communities and housing in which people can enjoy a good quality of life, free from crime and fear of crime.Recognising that crime, vandalism and anti-social behaviour are issues of high public concern, and that the driving forces behind crime are...

    Published December 17th 2003 by Routledge