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Research Paper

Creating strong communities - measuring social sustainability in new housing development

Authors

Publication date

Jan 2016

Summary

Tim Dixon and Saffron Woodcraft look at the importance of social sustainability (including wellbeing) for housebuilders, present a framework for its measurement, report the results of applying the framework in practice, and discuss the policy and practice implications of such an approach.

Subjects

Social Networks, Social Development, Town Planning, Well Being, Social Capital, and Housing Market

Links

https://www.designingbuildings.co.uk/wiki/Creating_strong_communities_%E2%80%93_measuring_social_sustainability_in_new_housing_development

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