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Aziabah Akanvose, A.B. (author)
In Ghana, public housing which is provided mainly for government employees plays an important role in socio-economic development. For instance, civil servants are more likely to accept transfers to areas where their services are most needed. Unfortunately, attention to public housing in Ghana has diminished over the years largely due to shift in...
doctoral thesis 2018
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Marais, Lochner (author), Hoekstra, J.S.C.M. (author), Napier, Mark (author), Cloete, Jan (author), Lenka, Molefi (author)
Under apartheid, black African households could not own land or homes in most
major urban centres in South Africa. This limited residential mobility and locked many households into state rental accommodation in townships. Homeownership for all South Africans was restored in the mid-1980 s and the Group Areas Act was repealed in 1991.
journal article 2018
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Meijer, F.M. (author), Visscher, H.J. (author)
Demands on the energy performance of new and existing buildings hold a prominent place in the regulations of all European countries. The influence of EU policy goals and contents of EU Directives reverberate strongly in the energy regulations. Goals set by the European Union are that all newly built constructions must have a zero energy level by...
conference paper 2016
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Meijer, F.M. (author), Visscher, H.J. (author)
Owners are responsible to maintain their own dwellings in an adequate manner. In practice however all kinds of constraints occur. Lack of financial means and insufficient (technical or practical) knowledge are the most important barriers. Because the quality of owner-occupied housing exceeds the individual interest; there are also general...
conference paper 2015
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Thomsen, A. (author)
The term pathology has its origin in the medical science and is generally defined as the systematic study of diseases with the aim of understanding their causes, symp-toms and treatment. The term has been applied since in many different disciplines; in the context of the built environment being in particular building pathology, social and urban...
report 2014
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Thomsen, A.F. (author)
The term pathology has its origin in the medical science and is generally defined as the systematic study of diseases with the aim of understanding their causes, symptoms and treatment. The term has been applied since in many different disciplines; in the context of the built environment being in particular building pathology, social and urban...
conference paper 2013
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Meijer, F.M. (author), Tambach, M. (author), Visscher, H.J. (author)
Home-owners are in principal responsible for maintaining the physical quality of their dwellings. It is in their own interest to do this in an adequate manner, but all kinds of constraints can and do occur in practice. Lack of financial means and insufficient (technical or practical) knowledge are only two of the possible barriers. The quality...
conference paper 2012
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Thomsen, A.F. (author)
Housing pathology can be defined as a holistic approach to understand the nature and life cycle of residential buildings and their environment, in order to identify, investigate, and diagnose deficiencies, specify preventive measures and remedial interventions, and evaluate their effects. Though buildings can physically exist long after being...
book chapter 2012
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Haffner, M. (author), Lennartz, C. (author), Dol, K. (author)
Housing outcomes are predominantly compared in terms of individual indicators, in-cluding such items as quality or affordability measures, where the outcomes of the individual measures are often not linked in a preceding research step. However, the creation of a composite indicator of housing outcomes, in which these individual measures are...
report 2012
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De Vries, P. (author), Boelhouwer, P.J. (author)
The literature on housing markets suggest that periods of economic growth are characterised by a demand for better housing quality and increasing prices. The basic principles of the theory are that the short-run price fluctuations occur due to market imperfection, while over the long term, causality with such fundamentals as income will recover....
conference paper 2010
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Meijer, F.M. (author), Visscher, H.J. (author)
During the last ten years OTB has studied building regulations in various European countries. Developments in the building regulatory systems are being placed within the context of general trends in the regulatory sciences, particularly with reference to Europeanization studies. Within the regulatory sciences, there is broad consensus about the...
conference paper 2008
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Visscher, H.J. (author), Meijer, F.M. (author)
Systems of building control have a long history. Technical regulations and control seems to be the subject of an ongoing debate between, on the one hand, those in favour of deregulation and reducing the administrative burden and, on the other hand, new quality demands that require government intervention. Currently in the Netherlands, both sides...
conference paper 2008
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Thomsen, A.F. (author), Van der Flier, C.L. (author)
conference paper 2006
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Visscher, H.J. (author), Sheridan, L. (author), Meijer, F.M. (author)
conference paper 2005
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van der Bos, A. (author), Meijer, F.M. (author)
journal article 2004
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Straub, A. (author), Vijverberg, G.A.M. (author)
journal article 2004
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