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Author Rudlin, David.

Title Building the 21st century home : the sustainable urban neighbourhood / David Rudlin & Nicholas Falk
Published Oxford ; Auckland, [N.Z.] : Architectural Press, 1999


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Description xvi, 271 pages : illustrations, maps, plans ; 25 cm
Contents 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
Summary This book reviews the way that planning policies, architectural trends and economic forces have undermined the viability of urban areas in Britain since the Industrial Revolution. The chapter on the sociable neighbourhood includes a discussion about the challenge of creating social sustainability
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [264]-264)
Subject City planning -- Great Britain.
Housing -- Great Britain.
Urban renewal -- Great Britain.
Environmental protection -- Planning -- Great Britain.
Architecture -- Environmental aspects -- Great Britain.
Building -- Environmental aspects -- Great Britain.
Environmental engineering -- Great Britain.
Sustainable development -- Great Britain.
Author Falk, Nick.
ISBN 0750625287
Other Titles Building the twenty-first century home