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Housing Through The 20th Century

Meeting current housing needs has become one of the most hotly debated topics. This course has been designed to assist this debate by examining housing developments in the UK over the last hundred years

 

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2012-09-27 15:13
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Document Introduction to Housing throuh the 20th century

In this introduction I set out ways in which the topic of housing can be analysed, including a historical perspective, looking at the rich...

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Image collection solar house, safe as houses?

The fully equipped house for the 21st century, 4 beds, self contained annex.bed-sit, 4 beds, ensuite, study, PV, thermal, conservatory (unheated...

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Document Housing at the end of the 19th Century (part 1)

This is a series in 5 parts of housing built before and around the beginning of the 20th century

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Document Housing at the end of the 19th Century (part 2)

Part 2 

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Document Housing at the end of the 19th Century (part 3)

Third part of five. Late 19th centruy and mostly Oxford

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Document Housing at the end of the 19th Century (part 4)

Fourth part of five: the garden suburb

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Document Housing at the end of the 19th Century (part 5)

Latst of five. Setting the scene for 20th century housing

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Document Has housing divided the generations?

A paper discussing the way in which housing has become an issue of intergenerational justice

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Document Housing built through the 20th century (part 1)

This is a slide show in three parts showing examples of housing built through the 20th century in villages, suburbs and towns

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Document Housing built through the 20th century (part 2)

Part 2 of 3

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Document Housing built through the 20th century (part 3)

Third and final part

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Document Garden cities and suburbs

An introduction to one of the iconic movements in 20th century housing

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Document New and expanded towns

Tracking and analysing the development of new towns and the proposals to build more new settlements

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Document Housing through the 20th century

Ribbon development, suburbs and green belts

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Document A question of density

A discussion of how the concept of density has been used in the appreciation of housing development

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Document The Garden Controversy

A paper related to the previous module A Question of Density discussing the relationship between density and the use of garden land

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Document Housing through the 20th century

The Tower Block

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Document A question of tenure?

A discussion of owner-occupation and renting of housing

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