Sustainability, Environment, Development & Planning
Looks at a wide variety of solutions to the urban design problem of the need for affordable urban housing of good design, which impacts on the quality of urban living. It shows that understanding of the important design principles is a basic requirement of sustainable housing in the future. Discusses the whole range of different housing types, from an international perspective, approaching both 'concave' housing, such courtyard design, and 'convex' housing including tower blocks.
Architectural Press is an imprint of Elsevier.
Architectural Press was originally an imprint of Elsevier. They produce technical books for architects in practice and at study. They are also now part of the Taylor and Francis group, a trading division of Informa UK Ltd.
NBS has produced specification systems and information products for construction industry professionals for more than 40 years. The National Building Specification is the recognised UK national standard and is used by over 5,000 organisations. NBS is part of RIBA Enterprises Ltd.
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