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  1. 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 18th 2004 by Routledge

  2. 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 16th 2003 by Routledge

  3. Housing Development

    Theory, Process and Practice

    Edited by Ron Blake, Andrew Golland

    Series: Housing, Planning and Design Series

    Previously knowledge about housing has been available only from widely disparate sources focused on the traditional disciplines of construction, design, building control, planning, economics, sociology and psychology, leaving scope for a fresh holistic overview of how the separate inputs into the...

    Published November 5th 2003 by Routledge

  4. Housing and Social Change

    East-West Perspectives

    Edited by Ray Forrest, James Lee

    Series: Housing and Society Series

    This wide-ranging exploration of the key contemporary relationships between social change and housing is both policy-oriented and theoretical, drawing on a group of internationally-respected academics. It is also multidisciplinary, incorporating sociology, economics, social policy and human...

    Published August 27th 2003 by Routledge

  5. Delivering New Homes

    Planning, Processes and Providers

    By Nick Gallent, Sarah Carmona, Sarah Carmona

    This book examines the processes and relationships that underpin the delivery of new homes across the United Kingdom, focussing primarily on the land use planning system in England, the way that housing providers engage with that system, and how the processes of engagement are changing or might...

    Published June 25th 2003 by Routledge

  6. Housing in the European Countryside

    Rural Pressure and Policy in Western Europe

    Edited by Nick Gallent, Mark Shucksmith, Mark Tewdwr-Jones

    Series: Housing, Planning and Design Series

    Housing in the European Countryside provides an overview of the housing pressures and policy challenges facing Europe, while highlighting critical differences. By drawing on contemporary research work of leading authors in the fields of housing studies, rural geography and planning, the book ...

    Published December 18th 2002 by Routledge

  7. Housing Policy

    An Introduction, 4th Edition

    By Paul Balchin, Maureen Rhoden

    Now in its fourth edition, this textbook has been completely revised to examine the current state of housing policy in the UK. Exploring developments in housing policy made since Labour's 1997 electoral victory, the book addresses current issues including the 'brownfield versus greenfield' debate;...

    Published May 1st 2002 by Routledge

  8. Housing in Postwar Japan - A Social History

    By Ann Waswo

    Radical changes in the design of housing in post-war Japan had numerous effects on the Japanese people. Public policy toward housing provision and the effects of escalating land prices in Tokyo and a few other very large cities in the country from the mid- to late 1970s onward are examined, but it...

    Published March 27th 2002 by Routledge

  9. BREDEM-12 Model Description: 2001 update

    (BR 438)

    By B.R. Anderson

    This document describes the technical basis of BREDEM-12, the current annual version of the BRE Domestic Energy Model, including 2001 updates. This model estimates energy consumption in dwellings, including estimates for space heating, water heating, cooking, lights and appliances. The principles...

    Published January 14th 2002 by IHS BRE Press

  10. Understanding Housing Finance

    Meeting Needs and Making Choices

    By Peter King

    Understanding Housing Finance offers a distinctive introduction to the subject. Instead of discussing housing finance in accounting or economic terms, this book considers housing finance politically. It is finance that makes housing consumption, housing management and housing development possible....

    Published August 22nd 2001 by Routledge