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作者 Wassenberg, F
書名 Large Housing Estates : The Bijlmermeer and beyond
出版項 Amsterdam : IOS Press, 2013
國際標準書號 9781614992325 (electronic bk.)
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說明 1 online resource (344 pages)
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系列 Sustainable Urban Areas ; v.48
Sustainable Urban Areas
附註 Title Page -- Contents -- Preface -- Part I. Introduction -- Research background and theoretical reflections -- Research background -- Theoretical reflections -- The Bijlmermeer high-rise estate as a leading case in this book -- References -- Housing estates -- What are housing estates? -- Ideas, expectations, and historical notions behind housing estates -- Developments once built -- Redevelopment of housing estates: a policy perspective -- References -- Part II. Great expectations: glorious estates -- Housing of tomorrow for the people of today -- The origins of large housing estates -- Early housing ideas: Garden cities in new towns -- Mass housing for the millions -- Three conditions favoured the development of large housing estates -- References -- The Netherlands: Adaptations of the carefully planned structure -- The origins of neighbourhood planning in the Netherlands -- Developments since the 1960s -- Consequences of the developments for neighbourhood centres -- Renewing the local neighbourhood structure in The Hague South-West -- The future and discussion -- References -- The making of the Bijlmermeer -- Glorious ideas -- The city of tomorrow and the demands of people today -- References -- The ideas in a wider context: understanding the ideals -- Introduction -- Toulouse-Le Mirail as inspiration -- Vallingby as inspiration -- References -- Motives for developing high-rise and large housing estates -- Large housing estates: embracing the high-rise 'solution' -- Seven motives for building large housing estates -- Common features -- The outcomes: mass housing estates -- Toronto, city of towers -- The high-rise wave -- New high-rise housing developments -- References -- Early critics -- There were critics, but no one listened -- Top-down planning -- Consumer's preferences -- The high-rise debate in the Netherlands -- References
Part III. Decline and fall: sink estates -- Hoptille: record breaking problematic housing estate -- Glorious ideas -- Problems -- The changing position of high-rise housing estates: background developments -- Factors influencing the position of high-rise housing estates: a framework -- Factors operating at the micro level -- Factors operating at the macro level: public policies -- Factors operating at the macro level: global 'megatrends' -- Conclusions -- References -- Accumulating problems. Issues in deprived urban areas -- Introduction -- Issues in deprived urban areas -- The process of decline -- Local and national context -- References -- Problems and early measures in the Bijlmermeer -- Persistent problems -- Problems in figures -- The early solutions -- Results of the early measures -- References -- Residents' praises and grievances in the Bijlmermeer -- Research reflections -- Resident's opinions -- Good and bad in the Bijlmermeer -- References -- The renewal of what was tomorrow's idealistic city: Amsterdam's Bijlmermeer high-rise -- Introduction -- The rise of high-rise estates -- The Bijlmermeer: the idea -- The Bijlmermeer: three groups of problems -- The Bijlmermeer: early solutions -- Urban renewal in the 90s -- Listening to the people -- Urban renewal in the 21st century -- Conditions for success -- Conclusions -- References -- Large housing estates: from stigma to demolition? -- Stigma and large housing estates -- Large housing estates: optimism and disappointment -- On stigma -- Urban renewal and image renewal -- Editorial: contribution to this issue -- References -- Renewing stigmatised estates in the Netherlands: a framework for image renewal strategies -- Introduction -- The remarkable image of large housing estates -- Internal and external image creation -- A frame work for neighbourhood images -- Image as a factor of decline
Urban renewal in the Netherlands -- Working on the image of the most stigmatised area in the country: Amsterdam's Bijlmermeer -- Internal and external strategies for image renewal -- Conclusions -- References -- Reflections on Part III -- Part IV. Integrated approach: recovering estates -- Urban renewal in the Bijlmermeer: changing strategies -- 'The Bijlmermeer problem' is persistent -- 1990: A radical change of plans -- Implementation of the Restructuring Plans, 1992-2012 -- Monitoring progress -- A comparable approach in Ballymun, Dublin, Ireland -- References -- Demolition in the Bijlmermeer: lessons from transforming a large housing estate -- Introduction -- Motives for demolition -- Demolition in practice -- Bijlmermeer: the Netherland's largest demolition area -- Bijlmermeer: background -- Early 1980s: recognizing the failures -- Mid 1980s: repairing the failures -- Bijlmer believers -- 1990: a radical change of plans -- Midterm evaluation points to more demolition -- Consulting residents on demolition or refurbishment -- Demolition of high-rise to create an 'ordinary' neighbourhood -- Conclusions -- References -- The Bijlmermeer as a national forerunner -- National policies and local renewal -- Urban renewal policies in the Netherlands -- French policies for the grands ensembles -- References -- Ingredients for an integrated approach -- From one size to more flavours -- Ingredients for an integrates approach -- Towards sustainable urban renewal in the Netherlands -- Introduction -- Sustainable urban renewal -- General trends and debates in urban renewal policies -- Dutch urban renewal policies -- Conclusion: towards a sustainable urban renewal approach -- References -- Summary -- Samenvatting (Dutch summary) -- Appendix 1. Surveys and studies in the Bijlmermeer area
Appendix 2. Publications by the author about the Bijlmermeer high-rise district -- Appendix 3. Publications by the author, related to the PhD project, 1997-2012 -- Curriculum vitae -- Photocredits
Large housing estates: for some people these three words symbolise all that is wrong in urban planning. Large is wrong, because many people prefer a living surrounding that reflects the human scale. Housing as a single function is wrong, because mixed areas are livelier. And estates are wrong, as these refer to top-down planned areas which the residents themselves have no say in. Although many such estates function well, others have proved to be in serious problems. The question is how to deal with this legacy. For these estates to recover, an integrated solution is needed. Large-scale problems require large-scale interventions.The Amsterdam Bijlmermeer area has been the most deprived and stigmatised area in the Netherlands for at least a quarter of a century, despite its glorious design in the 1960s. The Bijlmermeer can now be considered as a leading case for area regeneration. The author has followed this fascinating neighbourhood for years and provides an analysis of its construction, fall and recovery. Moreover, he compares the Bijlmermeer with many other large housing estates in the Netherlands and abroad, and analyses what conclusions may be of use for other areas
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Wassenberg, F. Large Housing Estates: Ideas, Rise, Fall and Recovery Amsterdam : IOS Press,c2013 9781614992318
主題 Housing -- Netherlands.;City planning -- Netherlands.;Urban renewal -- Netherlands
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