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Title: Briefing: future trends in UK housebuilding
Authors: Goodier, Chris I.
Pan, Wei
Keywords: Buildings
Structures and design
Urban regeneration
Issue Date: 2012
Publisher: © ICE Publishing Ltd.
Citation: GOODIER, C.I and PAN, W., 2012. Briefing: future trends in UK housebuilding. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Municipal Engineer, 165 (2), pp. 65 - 67
Abstract: Homes have more influence on the way that people live and behave in society than anything else they spend their money on. A house usually represents an individual’s largest ever single investment, and is expected to last for decades, if not indefinitely. In order to make the most appropriate investment today, however, people need to know how they will be living and working in the future, both individually and as a society. A Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) report The Future of UK Housebuilding, published in December 2010, investigates and debates this issue. This briefing discusses the implications of the report for municipal engineers and others. In particular, the issues of sustainability, zero carbon dioxide, offsite technologies, technology changes and community impact are discussed.
Description: This article was published in the Proceedings of the ICE - Municipal Engineer [© ICE Publishing]. Permission is granted by ICE Publishing to print one copy for personal use. Any other use of these PDF files is subject to reprint fees. The definitive version is available at: http://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/content/article/10.1680/muen.11.00001
Version: Published
DOI: 10.1680/muen.11.00001
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/9968
Publisher Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1680/muen.11.00001
ISSN: 0965-0903
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