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A Global Strategy for Housing in the Third Millennium

Edited By: WA Allen

200 pages, Illus.

Chapman & Hall (E & FN Spon)

Hardback | Jul 1992 | #33234 | ISBN: 0419178406
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About this book

This book outlines the emerging determinants, in a global context, for the provision of housing for the growing, shifting and changing populations. In doing so the reader will be encouraged to forsee the complementary evolution in the planning, design and construction of housing in the developed and developing world. Edited by Dr W A Allen, Mr R G Courtney, Professor E Happold and Sir Alan Muir Wood, this publication is part of The Royal Society "Technology in the Third Millenium" Series.


Contents

Population growth and housing, M. Chisholm; housing after 2000 AD - the likely effects of political, social and economic change, R. Best; the envelope of the house in temperate climates, M. Fordham; design considerations for exterior envelopes of buildings in cold climate regions beyond 2000, L.T. Hendricks and P.H. Huelman; housing as an evolutionary process - planning and design implications, F.C.D. Vigier; the home of tomorrow - communication and control, P. Chemillier; housing and advanced technology - towards a total housing system, N. Kashino; technologies for development, R. Spence; barriers to effecting change in housing, J.P. Eberhard; summary of presentations, R. Bender.

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