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Rethinking the UK housing system for the twenty-first century
BSHF launched this report in the House of Lords on 14th October 2009. ‘The Future of Housing: Rethinking the UK housing system for the twenty-century’ is a wide-ranging examination that asks: • Where are we now? • Where do we want to be? • How can we get there?
A collection of viewpoints on the UK housing system
This publication is a companion to ‘The Future of Housing: Rethinking the UK housing system for the twenty-first century’. It is a collection of new and emerging ideas about the UK housing system by a wide range of academics and practitioners. The papers were compiled for the Consultation on ‘The Future of Housing’ which took place over three days at St George’s House, Windsor Castle.
This collection of essays reflects on key topics regarding urban transformations currently taking place in Europe and the role that social housing has in fostering more liveable, sustainable communities.
This conference presentation focuses on the work of the need to re-use and retrofit the existing housing stock. It was given to the GreenBuild Expo meeting held in Manchester in June 2009.
Previous research has identified the costs of unauthorised Gypsy and Traveller sites and the possibility of generating income through provision of authorised sites. This research builds on these previous studies and broadly supports their findings.
The key finding of the research was that ensuring the provision of sufficient sites for Gypsies and Travellers would produce a significant financial benefit to local authorities.
An English policy response to sustainable urbanisation
Presentation on eco-towns delivered to a conference on Sustainable Urbanisation and the roles of ICTs and infrastructure. The conference was held at the United Nations headquarters in New York on 13 May 2009. Includes presenter's notes.
CD-ROM containing details of Ecomaterials in Social Housing Projects, Cuba and ZukunftsWerkStadt Leinefelde, Germany, winners of the 2007 World Habitat Awards and hosts to the international study visits that took place in 2008.
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