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Housing design and development

Housing design and development

Weldon, Jane (1998) Housing design and development. In: Balchin, Paul and Rhoden, Maureen, (eds.) Housing: the essential foundations. Routledge, London, UK, pp. 154-209. ISBN 978-0415160070 (hardback), 978-0-203-01042-6 (e-book)

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The purpose of this chapter is to provide an overview of the design and development of residential construction projects. The level of information provided is very broad in order to provide the reader with a basic understanding of the main processes involved. In relation to a range of residential properties, the chapter aims to examine:
The groups involved in design and development.
The design process.
The construction process.
Maintenance policy and practice.
Building rehabilitation.
Building failures.

Practical examples and case studies are used to help explain the above concepts.

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: [1] Other University of Greenwich staff have authored chapters in this book. List of contributors: Paul Balchin, Gregory Bull, David Isaac, Maureen Rhoden, John O'Leary, Jane Weldon, Pauline Forrester, Mark Pawlowski, R.Shean McConnell [2] Available as an e-book in MyiLibrary:
Uncontrolled Keywords: housing policy, housing finance
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
Pre-2014 Departments: School of Architecture, Design & Construction
School of Architecture, Design & Construction > Sustainable Environments Research Group
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