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Model Estate: Planned Housing at Quarry Hill,: Ravetz, Alison

Ravetz, Alison

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Item Description: Croom Helm. Book Condition: Very Good. 1974. Hardcover. Fine in good dustjacket. Dustjacket has some nicks and tears. This book is otherwise good. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # KCD0004675

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Model Estate: Planned Housing at Quarry Hill,: Ravetz, Alison

Ravetz, Alison

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Item Description: Croom Helm. Book Condition: Very Good. 1974. Hardcover. Fine in good dustjacket. Dustjacket has some nicks and tears. This book is otherwise good. . . . . Bookseller Inventory # KCD0004675

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Model Estate (Routledge Revivals): Planned Housing at: RAVETZ, ALISON

RAVETZ, ALISON

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Ravetz, Alison

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Item Description: London : Croom Helm, 1974. 1st Edition. Description: xvi, 251 p. : ill. Map. Plans ; 23 cm. Subjects: Housing --England --Leeds --Case studies. Fine cloth copy in an equally fine, very slightly edge-nicked dw. Particularly well preserved copy; tight, bright, clean and sharp-cornered. 1 Kg. 251 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 21779

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Ravetz, Alison

Published by London : Croom Helm (1974)

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Item Description: London : Croom Helm, 1974. 1st Edition. Description: xvi, 251 p. : ill. Map. Plans ; 23 cm. Subjects: Housing --England --Leeds --Case studies. Fine cloth copy in an equally fine, very slightly edge-nicked dw. Particularly well preserved copy; tight, bright, clean and sharp-cornered. 1 Kg. 251 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 21779

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Model Estate: Planned Housing at Quarry Hill,: Alison Ravetz

Alison Ravetz

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ISBN 10: 0415855926 ISBN 13: 9780415855921

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Item Description: Taylor Francis Ltd, United Kingdom, 2013. Hardback. Book Condition: New. 220 x 144 mm. Language: English Brand New Book. Quarry Hill Flats, once both the pride and shame of its city of Leeds, was an iconic Modernist symbol of the 1930s. It marked the first use of a prefabricated building system for a large-scale council estate, replacing a notorious slum. But it lasted barely a generation - its complete demolition was announced as Alison Ravetz was finishing this study. First published in 1974, this book is unique in its use of all estate records from conception to destruction, as well as in its comprehensive approach, including aspects usually missing in council housing studies - notably the intimate experience of residents, and a fraught, long-drawn-out building period. Ravetz argues that the Flats failure was due not to social breakdown, as repeatedly alleged, but rather to a rigidity of design and management unable to accommodate gradual, incremental change. This has continuing implications for the operation of bureaucratically designed and controlled social housing today. Bookseller Inventory # AA69780415855921

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Model Estate: Planned Housing at Quarry Hill,: Alison Ravetz

Alison Ravetz

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Item Description: Taylor Francis Ltd, United Kingdom, 2013. Hardback. Book Condition: New. 220 x 144 mm. Language: English Brand New Book. Quarry Hill Flats, once both the pride and shame of its city of Leeds, was an iconic Modernist symbol of the 1930s. It marked the first use of a prefabricated building system for a large-scale council estate, replacing a notorious slum. But it lasted barely a generation - its complete demolition was announced as Alison Ravetz was finishing this study. First published in 1974, this book is unique in its use of all estate records from conception to destruction, as well as in its comprehensive approach, including aspects usually missing in council housing studies - notably the intimate experience of residents, and a fraught, long-drawn-out building period. Ravetz argues that the Flats failure was due not to social breakdown, as repeatedly alleged, but rather to a rigidity of design and management unable to accommodate gradual, incremental change. This has continuing implications for the operation of bureaucratically designed and controlled social housing today. Bookseller Inventory # AA69780415855921

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Model Estate (Routledge Revivals): Planned Housing at: Ravetz, Alison

Ravetz, Alison

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Item Description: Routledge, 2013. Book Condition: Used. This Book is in Good Condition. Clean Copy With Light Amount of Wear. 100% Guaranteed. Summary: Quarry Hill Flats, once both the pride and shame of its city of Leeds, was an iconic modernist symbol of the 1930s. It marked the first use of a prefabricated building system for a large-scale council estate, replacing a notorious slum. But it lasted barely a generation - its complete demolition was announced as Alison Ravetz was finishing this study. This text is unique in its use of all estate records from conception to destruction, as well as in its comprehensive approach, including aspects usually missing in council housing studies - notably the intimate experience of residents, and a fraught, long-drawn-out building period. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_usedgood_0415855926

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Ravetz, Alison

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Item Description: Routledge, 2013. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Quarry Hill Flats, once both the pride and shame of its city of Leeds, was an iconic modernist symbol of the 1930s. It marked the first use of a prefabricated building system for a large-scale council estate, replacing a notorious slum. But it lasted barely a generation - its complete demolition was announced as Alison Ravetz was finishing this study. This text is unique in its use of all estate records from conception to destruction, as well as in its comprehensive approach, including aspects usually missing in council housing studies - notably the intimate experience of residents, and a fraught, long-drawn-out building period. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0415855926

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