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Edited by Amjad Almusaed

Jönköping University


Asaad Almssad

Karlstad University

This book is proposed as both a general reading of the discipline for students in architecture and urban planning, and offers a variety of materials for professionals of local and international organizations. It brings together studies with new perspectives and relevant subjects from different geographical areas. The book gathers the contributions of international researchers and experts. It is divided into three parts and eight chapters: Part I, "Introduction to Housing Affairs," includes a chapter that discusses a general reading of housing as meaning and action in social, economic, and environmental city life. Part II, "Case Studies Upon Housing Policies," includes four chapters. It consists of many examples from different geographical areas and domains. Part III, "Housing Quality and Affordability," includes three chapters; housing quality, sustainability, and development are the main subjects for this part.

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HousingEdited by Amjad Almusaed

Published: November 28th 2018

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.74072

ISBN: 978-1-78984-655-3

Print ISBN: 978-1-78984-654-6

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83881-766-4

Copyright year: 2018

Books open for chapter submissions

9521 Total Chapter Downloads

11 Crossref Citations

6 Web of Science Citations

20 Dimensions Citations


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1. Introductory Chapter: Housing Policy Matters

By Amjad Almusaed and Asaad Almssad


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2. Housing Policy in the Slovak Republic

By Daniela Spirkova


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3. Children’s Playgrounds in Slovak Mass Housing Estates: History and Current Trends

By Katarína Kristiánová


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4. Collaborative Public Participatory Web Geographic Information System: A Groupware-Based Online Synchronous Collaboration to Support Municipal Planning

By Muhammad Atif Butt, Syed Amer Mahmood, Javed Sami, Jahanzeb Qureshi, Muhammad Kashif Nazir and Amer Masood


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5. Urbanization and Meeting the Need for Affordable Housing in Nigeria

By Temi Oni-Jimoh and Champika Liyanage


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6. Housing Quality and Risk Factors Associated with Respiratory Health Conditions in Nigeria

By Adekunle Fakunle, Johnson Ogundare, Linda Olayinka-Alli, Mayowa Aridegbe, Temilade Bello, Opeyemi Elujulo, Olamide Olugbile and Ibiwunmi Saliu


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7. Housing for Younger and Older Populations

By Boštjan Kerbler and Barbara Kolar


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8. Understanding Adaptive Mainstream Users’ Values in Housing Transformation towards Sustainable Housing Development

By Abubakar Danladi Isah


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