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Title Making room for people : choice, voice and liveability in residential places / [edited by Lei Qu and Evert Hasselaar]
Published Amsterdam : Techne Press, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (195 pages)
Contents Table of Contents; 1. Introduction; 2. Politics, Practices and Constraints of Socio-spatial Restructuring through Citizens' Active Engagement; 3. Neighbourhood Design Ateliers, Social Innovation and Sustainable Development; 4. Market Dominance and Participatory Planning in New Housing Developments; 5. Possible Futures of Self-construction: Post-structural Reflections on Ten Years of Experimentation with (C)PC; 6. Collective Client Controlled Development of Space: Examples from an Amsterdam Practice; 7. Self-managed Co-housing: Assessing Urban Qualities and Bottlenecks in the Planning System
Summary Making Room for People elaborates on preferences in housing. It explores how users, occupants, and citizens can express their needs, searching for the enhancement of individual choice and control over their residential environment, and the predicted positive spin-off's for urban collectives. The options to make choices and to have a say in urban design and housing matters are used as a conceptual framework. 'Choice' and 'voice' are the main concepts that structure the empirical material
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Consumers' preferences.
Form Electronic book
Author Hasselaar, Evert.
ISBN 9085940443 (electronic bk.)
9789085940449 (electronic bk.)