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    Sustainable Housing for Sustainable Cities , A policy framework for developing cities

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    The concept of housing requires a new understanding to effectively address the pressing issues of slums, the urban divide, economic and human development, and climate change. No longer regarded as simply a roof over one’s head, housing today plays a crucial role in achieving sustainable development. Sustainable Housing for Sustainable Cities outlines key concepts and considerations underpinning the idea of sustainable housing and provides a comprehensive framework for designing sustainable housing policies and practical actions.

    Although sustainable housing is often considered from a predominantly green perspective this book advocates a more holistic approach, which recognizes the multiple functions of housing  as both a physical and socio-cultural system  and which seeks to enhance and harmonize the environmental, social, cultural, and economic dimensions of housing sustainability to ensure prosperous residential neighbourhoods and equitable cities.

     

    PUBLICATION DETAILS
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    Years: 2012
    Publisher: UN-HABITAT
    HS Number: 073/12E
    No of Pages: 82
    ISBN: 978-92-1-132488-4

    Policy Framework: Sustainable Housing for Sustainable Cities

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