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Building the 21st Century home : the sustainable urban neighbourhood / David Rudlin & Nicholas Falk.
By: Rudlin, David.
Contributor(s): Falk, Nicholas.Publisher: Oxford : Architectural Press, 1999Description: xvi, 271 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0750625287 (pbk.) ; 9780750625289 (pbk.) .Subject(s): City planning -- Great Britain | Housing development -- Environmental aspects | Urban renewal -- Great Britain | Architecture -- Environmental aspects -- Great Britain | Sustainable development -- Great BritainDDC classification: 711.580941 RUD Online resources: Table of contents
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Includes bibliographical references (p. -268).
Pt. 1. The Origins. Ch. 1. The flight from the city. Ch. 2. Lost Utopias. Ch. 3. The taming of the city. Ch. 4. The shaping of the English home
Pt. 2. The Influences. Ch. 5. Conservation: Environmental pressures on future settlements. Ch. 6. Choice: Changing household characteristics and the 21st century home. Ch. 7. Community: Social sustainability in the suburb and city. Ch. 8. Cost: The economies of urban development
Pt. 3. The Sustainable Urban Neighbourhood. Ch. 9. Urban repopulation. Ch. 10. The eco-neighbourhood. Ch. 11. Urban building blocks. Ch. 12. The sociable neighbourhood. Ch. 13. A model neighbourhood? Ch. 14. The process of urban generation and regeneration.
This texts puts forward the argument that at the end of the millennium the housing world is changing but the housing industry is not, and calls for those who care about housing to rethink the 21st century home.