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Acknowledgements Introduction Chapter one Design quality in the Netherlands Context Consensus culture SuperDutch Policy for architectural quality Design quality in Vinex housing Sustainability Skills and training Design quality in the Netherlands Case studies of new housing in the Netherlands Eastern Harbour District, Amsterdam Ijburg, Amsterdam Vathorst, Amersfoort Leidsche Rijn, Utrecht Ypenburg, The Hague Chapter two Design quality in the United Kingdom Context Policy for quality in the UK Density Design codes Sustainability A true Cinderella: skills and training in the UK Design quality in the UK Low- and high-rise doll¿s houses and Dan Dare steel and glass towers? Design quality in the Thames Gateway Case studies of new housing in the UK Accordia, Cambridge The Greenwich Millennium Village The Staiths, Gateshead Donnybrook, London Chapter three Learning from the Netherlands Context Creating methods of implementing design quality Design quality through spatial,social and cultural diversity Design quality through architectural and sustainable design Design quality through urban design Recommendations for implementing design quality in new housing in the future Conclusions Notes Bibliography Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Housing policy -- England.
Housing -- England.
Housing policy -- Netherlands.
Housing -- Netherlands.
Building -- Quality control.