This Book is in Good Condition. Clean Copy With Light Amount of Wear. 100% Guaranteed. Summary: This volume brings together psychologists, architects, designers and planners to discuss issues of housing, space, sustainability and multiculturalism. In doing so, the book provides an insightful critical analysis of space, place and the quality of life. It also addresses the implications of intercultural tension on quality of life. Contents: Housing, space and quality of Life: introduction, Ricardo Garcia-Mira, David L. Uzzell, J. Eulogio Real and Jose Romay; The perception of urban space from two different viewpoints: pedestrians and automobile passengers, Ricardo Garcia-Mira and Myriam Goluboff; Space use, dwelling layout and housing quality: an example of low-cost housing in Istanbul, Ahsen Ozsoy and Gulcin Pulat Gokmen; An evaluation of "the Feeling of Security" in a new mass housing compound in Istanbul, Suat Apak, Gokhan Ulken and Alper Unlu; Transfer process of self-built houses in environmental protection areas in the region of Campinas, Brazil, G. Pina, Doris C.C.K. Kowaltowski, Silvia A. Mikami, Regina C. Ruschel, Lucila C. Labaki, Stelamaris R. Bertolli, Francisco Borges Filho and Edison Favero; Assessing the acceptability of alternative cladding materials in housing: theoretical and methodological challenges, Anthony Craig, Leanne Abbott, Richard Laing and Martin Edge; Neighbourhood quality of life-global and local trends, attitudes and skills for development, Ombretta Romice; How does immigration impact on the quality of life in a small town?, James J. Potter, Rodrigo Cantarero, X. Winston Yan, Steven Larrick, Heather Keele and Blanca E. Ramirez; House design as a representation of values and lifestyles: the meaning of use of domestic space, Ritsuko Ozaki; Student preferences for University accommodation: an application of the stated preference approach, Harmen Oppewal, Yaniv Poria, Neil Ravenscroft and Gerda Speller; Culture and architecture: theoretical and methodological issues, William J. Thompson; The influence of developmental maturity in the environmental representation of the city; an empirical approach, Angel Fernandez Gonzalez; The home as a territorial system, Mariann Martsin and Toomas Niit. Index. Buchnummer des Verkäufers
Inhaltsangabe: With case studies from Spain, Turkey, Brazil, the UK, the USA and Israel, it discusses issues such as low-cost housing, security, environmental conservation and sustainability, alternative building techniques, cultral diversity and its impact on housing and urban designs.
Buchbeschreibung Ashgate Pub Ltd, Aldershot, UK, 2005. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Near Fine. No Jacket. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. A pristine copy of this multi-author discussion of issues of housing, space, sustainability and multi-culturalism, with case studies from Spain, Turkey, Brazil, the UK, the USA and Israel. Unmarked. x + 175 pp; b&w illus. Contributors include psychologists, architects, designers and planners. Published in the Ethnoscapes series providing a forum for multidisciplinary innovative research. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 006873