alexa Sustainable Housing for Sustainable Cities, A Policy Framework for Developing Countries.
Engineering

Engineering

Journal of Architectural Engineering Technology

Author(s): Golubchikov O, Badyina A

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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 recognises the multiple functions of housing as both a physical and socio-cultural system and which seeks to enhance and harmonise the environmental, social, cultural, and economic dimensions of housing sustainability to ensure prosperous residential neighbourhoods and equitable cities.

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This article was published in Nairobi: UN-Habitat. and referenced in Journal of Architectural Engineering Technology

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