From Housing to Residing: Conceptual considerations.
Kapitel i bok, 2015

This introduction presents an overview of the key concepts covered in the subsequent chapters of this book. The book provides a macroeconomic overview of the state of the art in the field of housing, which reveals considerable regional or country-specific demographic, social and economic differences between the cases drawing on specific countries. It discusses the changing circumstances for the formation and study of residential preferences. The book also focuses on the culture of second homes in an affluent Norwegian society with a constantly increasing living space per person. It also discusses the social significance of conversion of centrally-located industrial heritage complexes in Tallinn. The book presents a discourse analysis of a case in Flanders, Belgium, which based on 1990s low-scale debate on the assumed dysfunctions of social rental housing. It presents critical account on the lack of diversity of offers within housing market, which is particularly notable in housing production systems based on industrialisation and standardisation.

Författare

Katrin Paadam

Tallinns tekniska universitet (TalTech)

Eli Støa

Norges teknisk-naturvitenskapelige universitet

Sten Gromark

Chalmers, Arkitektur, Byggnadsdesign

Mervi Ilmonen

Aalto-Yliopisto

Ways of residing in transformation - Interdisciplinary perspectives

3-19

Drivkrafter

Hållbar utveckling

Styrkeområden

Building Futures (2010-2018)

Ämneskategorier

Samhällsbyggnadsteknik

Annan humaniora

Sociologi

Annan samhällsvetenskap

DOI

10.4324/9781315545738

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2020-02-17