Radical Housing (inbunden)
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Radical Housing (inbunden)

Radical Housing

Designing multi-generational and co-living housing for all

Inbunden Engelska, 2020-05-20
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An essential design guide for architects and others interested in innovative housing typologies Radical Housing explores the planning, technical, financial, health-based and social background for developing multi-generational homes and co-living. Abundantly illustrated with case studies and plans from projects across the UK and abroad, this book aims to inform and inspire the delivery of alternative approaches to affordable and flexible housing, and is an essential text for architecture practitioners, students, and community groups. Offers inspiration and innovative ideas for customer-led housing and deliverable solutions from the UK and abroad. Practical focus, particularly around deliverability, giving readers an understanding of the planning and legislative framework, and helping them to negotiating a speedier path through the process of obtaining consents Demonstrates how alternative housing models can help to deliver the number of affordable homes needed, exploring finance and land availability. Offers a sustainable vision of the future, since new homes must be flexible and adaptable over time so they can meet the changing needs of families and communities. Outlines the social benefits to society beyond the provision of homes for those in need and demonstrates through case studies that it is also important to establish supportive, caring and stimulating environments for people to thrive.
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Caroline Dove is an architect and Partner of HTA Design LLP, with over 30 years' experience of collaborating with communities to design sustainable places to live. She leads multi-disciplinary teams responsible for designing and delivering a wide range of community-led regeneration and refurbishment projects, housing for older people, custom-build housing, and local authority housebuilding programmes.


Foreword Introduction Chapter 1. Multi-generational living: existing and new individual homes in UK and across the world Chapter 2. Mixed communities - Multi-generational housing in UK Case studies Chapter 3. Co-Housing in UK and Europe Case studies References & further reading Appendix Index Image credits