Sustainable Housing Design Guide for Scotland

Sustainable Housing Design Guide for Scotland

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A guide on how to incorporate sustainability principles into maintaining, rehabilitating and developing housing. Commission by Scottish Homes originally for housing associations in Scotland, the general principles of the book have much wider appeal to housing practitioners throughout the UK. It discuesses the benefits to be gained; land use planning; transport, social cohesion and community issues; the functional design of dwellings; and the financial and management implications of sustainable housing design.Of particular relevance are NPPG 3 aquot;Land for Housingaquot;, and NPPG 17 and PAN 57 a#39;Transport and Planningaquot; (see Box 2.1 )5 Box 2.1 Scottish Office ... been advocated by the Scottish Office: a€c the re-use of urban land (NPPG 3, paragraph 13) a€c using existing infra-structure to the full (NPPG 3, paragraph 18) ... This means developing sites which can deliver sustainable development in advance of alternative sites, for example developing brownfield sites before greenfield sites (Figure 2.3).

Title:Sustainable Housing Design Guide for Scotland
Author: Fionn Stevenson, Nick Williams
Publisher: - 2000

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