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David Levitt

David Levitt and David Bernstein co-founded Levitt Bernstein in 1968. At the same time, they started what is now one of the UK's largest housing associations. David Levitt's involvement in commissioning and designing housing – and his interest in the concerns of clients and residents – produced The Housing Design Handbook in 2010. Eight years later, he has returned to it – adding the expertise of his many contacts in the field. Despite retiring from practice in 2005, David has continued as a ‘design champion’ for housing developers and housing associations and as a board member of Design for Homes. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Jo McCafferty

Jo McCafferty joined Levitt Bernstein in 1997 and now leads the practice's major housing studio. Her key role has been championing inventive solutions at masterplanning and detailed-design scales and to work with communities to empower residents through the design process. As co-editor ofg this edition of The Housing Design Handbook, she brings her experience on current projects, emerging policy and contacts to give insight into best practice. Jo sits on the RIBA Awards National Panel. She is a CABE Built Environment Enabler and a guest critic at the University of Newcastle, University of Cambridge and invited lecturer at the Architectural Association. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Housing Design Handbook : A guide to good practice

Routledge, 2019

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... Cost in use Cost in use Architects are inventive people. Embarking on a project, we at unpredictable and often inconvenient times so access to feel we will not have given our best unless we can include all services from communal areas...

Estate regeneration

David Levitt

David Levitt and David Bernstein co-founded Levitt Bernstein in 1968. At the same time, they started what is now one of the UK's largest housing associations. David Levitt's involvement in commissioning and designing housing – and his interest in the concerns of clients and residents – produced The Housing Design Handbook in 2010. Eight years later, he has returned to it – adding the expertise of his many contacts in the field. Despite retiring from practice in 2005, David has continued as a ‘design champion’ for housing developers and housing associations and as a board member of Design for Homes. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Jo McCafferty

Jo McCafferty joined Levitt Bernstein in 1997 and now leads the practice's major housing studio. Her key role has been championing inventive solutions at masterplanning and detailed-design scales and to work with communities to empower residents through the design process. As co-editor ofg this edition of The Housing Design Handbook, she brings her experience on current projects, emerging policy and contacts to give insight into best practice. Jo sits on the RIBA Awards National Panel. She is a CABE Built Environment Enabler and a guest critic at the University of Newcastle, University of Cambridge and invited lecturer at the Architectural Association. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Housing Design Handbook : A guide to good practice

Routledge, 2019

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... Estate regeneration One of the main differences between the publicly funded and techniques necessary for training residents to become housing estates built in the 30 years after World War 2 members of the client development team...

External space

David Levitt

David Levitt and David Bernstein co-founded Levitt Bernstein in 1968. At the same time, they started what is now one of the UK's largest housing associations. David Levitt's involvement in commissioning and designing housing – and his interest in the concerns of clients and residents – produced The Housing Design Handbook in 2010. Eight years later, he has returned to it – adding the expertise of his many contacts in the field. Despite retiring from practice in 2005, David has continued as a ‘design champion’ for housing developers and housing associations and as a board member of Design for Homes. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Jo McCafferty

Jo McCafferty joined Levitt Bernstein in 1997 and now leads the practice's major housing studio. Her key role has been championing inventive solutions at masterplanning and detailed-design scales and to work with communities to empower residents through the design process. As co-editor ofg this edition of The Housing Design Handbook, she brings her experience on current projects, emerging policy and contacts to give insight into best practice. Jo sits on the RIBA Awards National Panel. She is a CABE Built Environment Enabler and a guest critic at the University of Newcastle, University of Cambridge and invited lecturer at the Architectural Association. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Housing Design Handbook : A guide to good practice

Routledge, 2019

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... External space The design of external space is generally seen as the treatments, and the whole experience of the public realm preserve of a landscape architect. However, to regard this for its users then suffers. It should be borne...

Internal space

David Levitt

David Levitt and David Bernstein co-founded Levitt Bernstein in 1968. At the same time, they started what is now one of the UK's largest housing associations. David Levitt's involvement in commissioning and designing housing – and his interest in the concerns of clients and residents – produced The Housing Design Handbook in 2010. Eight years later, he has returned to it – adding the expertise of his many contacts in the field. Despite retiring from practice in 2005, David has continued as a ‘design champion’ for housing developers and housing associations and as a board member of Design for Homes. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Jo McCafferty

Jo McCafferty joined Levitt Bernstein in 1997 and now leads the practice's major housing studio. Her key role has been championing inventive solutions at masterplanning and detailed-design scales and to work with communities to empower residents through the design process. As co-editor ofg this edition of The Housing Design Handbook, she brings her experience on current projects, emerging policy and contacts to give insight into best practice. Jo sits on the RIBA Awards National Panel. She is a CABE Built Environment Enabler and a guest critic at the University of Newcastle, University of Cambridge and invited lecturer at the Architectural Association. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Housing Design Handbook : A guide to good practice

Routledge, 2019

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... Internal space 4 There is, of course, much more to internal space than this argument no longer obtains. Tenants in local-authority simply the areas of each type of dwelling and the homes (shortly to be joined by housing-association...

Typologies

David Levitt

David Levitt and David Bernstein co-founded Levitt Bernstein in 1968. At the same time, they started what is now one of the UK's largest housing associations. David Levitt's involvement in commissioning and designing housing – and his interest in the concerns of clients and residents – produced The Housing Design Handbook in 2010. Eight years later, he has returned to it – adding the expertise of his many contacts in the field. Despite retiring from practice in 2005, David has continued as a ‘design champion’ for housing developers and housing associations and as a board member of Design for Homes. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Jo McCafferty

Jo McCafferty joined Levitt Bernstein in 1997 and now leads the practice's major housing studio. Her key role has been championing inventive solutions at masterplanning and detailed-design scales and to work with communities to empower residents through the design process. As co-editor ofg this edition of The Housing Design Handbook, she brings her experience on current projects, emerging policy and contacts to give insight into best practice. Jo sits on the RIBA Awards National Panel. She is a CABE Built Environment Enabler and a guest critic at the University of Newcastle, University of Cambridge and invited lecturer at the Architectural Association. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Routledge, 2019

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... maisonettes, where orientation is suitable, considerable use has been made of single-aspect two-storey maisonettes at street and first-floor level in Jo McCafferty floors of a larger building, linked by an internal stair and often having...

Places that get better over time

David Levitt

David Levitt and David Bernstein co-founded Levitt Bernstein in 1968. At the same time, they started what is now one of the UK's largest housing associations. David Levitt's involvement in commissioning and designing housing – and his interest in the concerns of clients and residents – produced The Housing Design Handbook in 2010. Eight years later, he has returned to it – adding the expertise of his many contacts in the field. Despite retiring from practice in 2005, David has continued as a ‘design champion’ for housing developers and housing associations and as a board member of Design for Homes. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Jo McCafferty

Jo McCafferty joined Levitt Bernstein in 1997 and now leads the practice's major housing studio. Her key role has been championing inventive solutions at masterplanning and detailed-design scales and to work with communities to empower residents through the design process. As co-editor ofg this edition of The Housing Design Handbook, she brings her experience on current projects, emerging policy and contacts to give insight into best practice. Jo sits on the RIBA Awards National Panel. She is a CABE Built Environment Enabler and a guest critic at the University of Newcastle, University of Cambridge and invited lecturer at the Architectural Association. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Housing Design Handbook : A guide to good practice

Routledge, 2019

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... Places that get better over time Introduction In the first edition of this book a ‘sense of place’ was components – have worn out and need replacing, hardly defined as residents’ permanent sense of belonging to surprising...

Privacy

David Levitt

David Levitt and David Bernstein co-founded Levitt Bernstein in 1968. At the same time, they started what is now one of the UK's largest housing associations. David Levitt's involvement in commissioning and designing housing – and his interest in the concerns of clients and residents – produced The Housing Design Handbook in 2010. Eight years later, he has returned to it – adding the expertise of his many contacts in the field. Despite retiring from practice in 2005, David has continued as a ‘design champion’ for housing developers and housing associations and as a board member of Design for Homes. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Jo McCafferty

Jo McCafferty joined Levitt Bernstein in 1997 and now leads the practice's major housing studio. Her key role has been championing inventive solutions at masterplanning and detailed-design scales and to work with communities to empower residents through the design process. As co-editor ofg this edition of The Housing Design Handbook, she brings her experience on current projects, emerging policy and contacts to give insight into best practice. Jo sits on the RIBA Awards National Panel. She is a CABE Built Environment Enabler and a guest critic at the University of Newcastle, University of Cambridge and invited lecturer at the Architectural Association. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Housing Design Handbook : A guide to good practice

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... Privacy It is universally recognised that privacy is an essential unavoidable fire doors. Bearing in mind the changes that precondition for a contented life, almost as important as take place over the life cycle of every family...

Density

David Levitt

David Levitt and David Bernstein co-founded Levitt Bernstein in 1968. At the same time, they started what is now one of the UK's largest housing associations. David Levitt's involvement in commissioning and designing housing – and his interest in the concerns of clients and residents – produced The Housing Design Handbook in 2010. Eight years later, he has returned to it – adding the expertise of his many contacts in the field. Despite retiring from practice in 2005, David has continued as a ‘design champion’ for housing developers and housing associations and as a board member of Design for Homes. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Jo McCafferty

Jo McCafferty joined Levitt Bernstein in 1997 and now leads the practice's major housing studio. Her key role has been championing inventive solutions at masterplanning and detailed-design scales and to work with communities to empower residents through the design process. As co-editor ofg this edition of The Housing Design Handbook, she brings her experience on current projects, emerging policy and contacts to give insight into best practice. Jo sits on the RIBA Awards National Panel. She is a CABE Built Environment Enabler and a guest critic at the University of Newcastle, University of Cambridge and invited lecturer at the Architectural Association. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Housing Design Handbook : A guide to good practice

Routledge, 2019

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... Density Introduction For the purposes of this book, approaches to density Case studies illustrate schemes where developers have have been divided into four sections, each corresponding shown sufficient confidence in their market to break...

Co-design

David Levitt

David Levitt and David Bernstein co-founded Levitt Bernstein in 1968. At the same time, they started what is now one of the UK's largest housing associations. David Levitt's involvement in commissioning and designing housing – and his interest in the concerns of clients and residents – produced The Housing Design Handbook in 2010. Eight years later, he has returned to it – adding the expertise of his many contacts in the field. Despite retiring from practice in 2005, David has continued as a ‘design champion’ for housing developers and housing associations and as a board member of Design for Homes. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Jo McCafferty

Jo McCafferty joined Levitt Bernstein in 1997 and now leads the practice's major housing studio. Her key role has been championing inventive solutions at masterplanning and detailed-design scales and to work with communities to empower residents through the design process. As co-editor ofg this edition of The Housing Design Handbook, she brings her experience on current projects, emerging policy and contacts to give insight into best practice. Jo sits on the RIBA Awards National Panel. She is a CABE Built Environment Enabler and a guest critic at the University of Newcastle, University of Cambridge and invited lecturer at the Architectural Association. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Housing Design Handbook : A guide to good practice

Routledge, 2019

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... Co-design Co-design In this chapter, Stephen Hill discusses the process and manager. Most groups employ a specialist cohousing purpose of involving future residents in the design of their project manager from an early stage. new homes...

Tenure and sustainable communities

David Levitt

David Levitt and David Bernstein co-founded Levitt Bernstein in 1968. At the same time, they started what is now one of the UK's largest housing associations. David Levitt's involvement in commissioning and designing housing – and his interest in the concerns of clients and residents – produced The Housing Design Handbook in 2010. Eight years later, he has returned to it – adding the expertise of his many contacts in the field. Despite retiring from practice in 2005, David has continued as a ‘design champion’ for housing developers and housing associations and as a board member of Design for Homes. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Jo McCafferty

Jo McCafferty joined Levitt Bernstein in 1997 and now leads the practice's major housing studio. Her key role has been championing inventive solutions at masterplanning and detailed-design scales and to work with communities to empower residents through the design process. As co-editor ofg this edition of The Housing Design Handbook, she brings her experience on current projects, emerging policy and contacts to give insight into best practice. Jo sits on the RIBA Awards National Panel. She is a CABE Built Environment Enabler and a guest critic at the University of Newcastle, University of Cambridge and invited lecturer at the Architectural Association. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Housing Design Handbook : A guide to good practice

Routledge, 2019

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... Tenure and sustainable communities Tenure and sustainable Without delving too deeply into the history of social occupation of householders straight away. Flats at housing in Britain, it is clear that, with the exception of higher...