Sustainable Housing Design Guide for Scotland
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.
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