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Extending themselves : user-initiated transformations of government-built housing in developing countries

Author: A Graham Tipple
Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Many countries have large stocks of government-built housing which, for various reasons, are in poor physical conditions and/or do not conform to the expectations of occupants. The occupants of such housing frequently make unauthorised but quite considerable changes and extensions (transformations) to their dwellings. This book examines user-initiated transformations to government-built housing in Bangladesh, Egypt,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Tipple, A. Graham.
Extending themselves.
Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, ©2000
(DLC) 00361762
(OCoLC)43987189
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: A Graham Tipple
ISBN: 9781846313097 1846313090 9781781386507 1781386501
OCLC Number: 654452225
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 358 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Title Page; Contents; Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction; 2. The housing squeeze; 3. More than just a dwelling; 4. The financial element: transformation as an investment; 5. Sustainability issues; 6. The transformation process; 7. The case for transformations; 8. Policies for enabling transformations; Appendix 1. Transformations in Bangladesh; Appendix 2. Transformations in Egypt; Appendix 3. Transformations in Ghana; Appendix 4. Transformations in Zimbabwe; Appendix 5. An assessment of the decision to transform; References; Index.
Responsibility: Graham Tipple.

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Many countries have large stocks of government-built housing which, for various reasons, are in poor physical conditions and/or do not conform to the expectations of occupants.  Read more...

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