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A Transition to Sustainable Housing

Progress and Prospects for a Low Carbon Housing Future

Palgrave Macmillan
  • Brings together a comprehensive discussion about sustainable housing performance, policy development and outcomes

  • Engages with sustainable housing developments across the world and is relevant to a global audience

  • Accessible to a broad audience including professionals, academics, policy makers and students

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Table of contents (9 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxi
  2. Housing for a Sustainable Future

    • Trivess Moore, Andréanne Doyon
    Pages 1-29Open Access
  3. Current Housing Provision

    • Trivess Moore, Andréanne Doyon
    Pages 31-60Open Access
  4. A Critical Juncture

    • Trivess Moore, Andréanne Doyon
    Pages 61-84Open Access
  5. The Sustainable Housing Challenge

    • Trivess Moore, Andréanne Doyon
    Pages 85-121Open Access
  6. Providing Sustainable Housing through Sustainability Transitions

    • Trivess Moore, Andréanne Doyon
    Pages 123-146Open Access
  7. Socio-Technical Dimensions for a Sustainable Housing Transition

    • Trivess Moore, Andréanne Doyon
    Pages 147-196Open Access
  8. Sustainable Housing in Practice

    • Trivess Moore, Andréanne Doyon
    Pages 197-238Open Access
  9. Facilitating the Sustainable Housing Transition

    • Trivess Moore, Andréanne Doyon
    Pages 239-258Open Access
  10. Prospects for a Sustainable Housing Transition

    • Trivess Moore, Andréanne Doyon
    Pages 259-278Open Access
  11. Back Matter

    Pages 279-289

About this book

This open access book explores the environmental, social, and financial challenges of housing provision, and the urgent need for a sustainable housing transition. The authors explore how market failures have impacted the scaling up of sustainable housing and the various policy attempts to address this. Going beyond an environmental focus, the book explores a range of housing-related challenges including social justice and equity issues. Sustainability transitions theory is presented as a framework to help facilitate a sustainable housing transition and a range of contemporary case studies are explored on issues including high performing housing, small housing, shared housing, neighbourhood-scale housing, circular housing, and innovative financing for housing. It is an important new resource that challenges policy makers, planners, housing construction industry stakeholders, and researchers to rethink what housing is, how we design and construct it, and how we can better integrate impacts on households to wider policy development.

Authors and Affiliations

  • RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia

    Trivess Moore

  • Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, Canada

    Andréanne Doyon

About the authors

Trivess Moore is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Property, Construction and Project Management at RMIT University (Australia). His research relates to housing quality, performance, liveability, social impact, and policy. Trivess is a Trustee of the Fuel Poverty Research Network.

Andréanne Doyon is an Assistant Professor and Director of the Planning Program in the School of Resource and Environment Management at Simon Fraser University (Canada). Her current research focuses on urban governance and planning for resilient and climate just cities, sustainable housing, and questions of justice in sustainability transitions.

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: A Transition to Sustainable Housing

  • Book Subtitle: Progress and Prospects for a Low Carbon Housing Future

  • Authors: Trivess Moore, Andréanne Doyon

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-99-2760-9

  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Singapore

  • eBook Packages: Social Sciences, Social Sciences (R0)

  • Copyright Information: The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2023

  • License: CC BY

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-981-99-2759-3Published: 01 July 2023

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-981-99-2762-3Published: 01 July 2023

  • eBook ISBN: 978-981-99-2760-9Published: 30 June 2023

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XXI, 289

  • Number of Illustrations: 7 b/w illustrations

  • Topics: Human Geography, Geography, general, Sustainable Architecture/Green Buildings, Building Types and Functions, Public Policy

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Softcover Book USD 49.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • Compact, lightweight edition
  • Dispatched in 3 to 5 business days
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Hardcover Book USD 59.99
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  • Durable hardcover edition
  • Dispatched in 3 to 5 business days
  • Free shipping worldwide - see info

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