Paul Karakusevic, Abigail Batchelor
Published May 11, 2017
Reference - 176 Pages
ISBN 9781859466261 - CAT# Y327625
For Instructors Request Inspection Copy
This is a growing sector undergoing a huge period of change - with local authorities able to build their own housing for the first time in decades. Social Housing: Definitions and Design Exemplars explores how social/affordable housing has been delivered and designed with success throughout the UK in the last 10 years. Weaving together exemplar case studies, essays and interviews with social housing pioneers and clients, this book demonstrates real-life best practice responses to the challenges associated with housing provision, with a focus on design ideas.
Introduction: A New Era for Social Housing 1. Councils’ Housing 2. Renovation Strategies 3. New Processes Among Residents 4. Mixed Cities 5. Urban Responses and Challenging Sites Conclusions