Mass Housing in Europe

Multiple Faces of Development, Change and Response

  • Rob Rowlands
  • Sako Musterd
  • Ronald van Kempen

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Mass Housing Estates on Different Tracks: An Introduction to the Book

  3. Different Perception

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 51-51
    2. Karien Dekker, Ronald van Kempen
      Pages 53-76
    3. Sako Musterd
      Pages 101-127
  4. Difference in Place

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 129-129
    2. Richard Sendi, Manuel Aalbers, Marcele Trigueiro
      Pages 131-156
  5. Difference in Policy and Approach

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 189-189
    2. Ellen van Beckhoven, Brechtje van Boxmeer, Hanna Szemző
      Pages 213-234
    3. Rob Rowlands, Alan Murie
      Pages 235-264
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 279-285

About this book


Based on empirical research from 29 major postwar housing estates in 15 European cities, this collection explores mass housing experiments, examining the problems, policy responses and residents' everyday experiences in the estates in the context of change and regeneration.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Rob Rowlands
    • 1
  • Sako Musterd
    • 2
  • Ronald van Kempen
    • 3
  1. 1.Centre for Urban and Regional StudiesUniversity of BirminghamUK
  2. 2.University of AmsterdamThe Netherlands
  3. 3.Urban and Regional Research CentreUniversity of UtrechtNetherlands

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