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The Regeneration of Large Social Housing Estates: An International Comparison and Prospect for Slovenia

Research activity

Code Science Field Subfield
5.08.00  Social sciences  Urbanism   

Code Science Field
S240  Social sciences  Town and country planning 
T260  Technological sciences  Physical planning 
Keywords
Housing estates, cross-cultural research, public housing, multi-family housing, renovation, renewal, regeneration, home-ownership, housing standard, housing management, housing maintenance, urban morphology, housing typology, prefabricated construction, housing infrastructure.
Evaluation (rules)
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Researchers (6)
no. Code Name and surname Research area Role Period No. of publicationsNo. of publications
1.  06255  MSc Barbara Černič Mali  Urbanism  Researcher  1997 - 1999  318 
2.  09799  Saša Dalla Valle  Urbanism  Researcher  1997 - 1999  211 
3.  09801  PhD Kaliopa Dimitrovska Andrews  Urbanism  Head  1998 - 1999  404 
4.  08444  Aleksander Jakoš  Urbanism  Researcher  1997 - 1999  295 
5.  10488  PhD Richard Sendi  Urbanism  Researcher  1997 - 1999  350 
6.  01275  Katja Vogelnik  Urbanism  Researcher  1999  285 
Organisations (1)
no. Code Research organisation City Registration number No. of publicationsNo. of publications
1.  0505  Urban planning Institute of the Republic of Slovenia  Ljubljana  5051703000  2,778 
Abstract
The aim of this project is to explore and establish the appropriate cross-cultural research methods for regeneration of large (former) social housing estates. The methods are intended to be used at different levels of town planning practice and in the establishment of a system for social housing regeneration in Slovenia and CEE countries. In order to establish such methods the following aspects will be investigated: (i) the key variables that structure the demarcation between different approaches to housing regeneration, (ii) the consequent influence of these variable on the efficiency of urban renewal processes examined through selected (good practice) case studies in UK, Holland and Germany. A methodology for a cross-cultural transfer of information will be drawn and urban design frameworks for housing regeneration projects in Slovenia will be proposed. This research is intended to contribute new knowledge in the following areas: (i) In a better understanding of the costs and benefits of chosen ''''State of the Art'''' good practice case study through a structured evaluation approach which will be of benefit to community groups, local and central government and urban design professionals. (ii) In the development of new ''''combined'''' approaches adaptable to future housing regeneration projects in Slovenia and possibly in other CEE countries. (iii) In the development of cross-cultural research methods which could be applied in similar situations elsewhere.
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