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Theory: Basic concepts, Housing problems in developed and developing countries with special emphasis on Pakistan. Housing supply and demand, quantitative aspects. Socio-economic aspects. Slums and squatter settlements improvement programmes such as Orangi Pilot Project. Low income housing incremental development schemes, such as Khuda Ki Basti. Housing standards and residential densities. Evaluation of housing shortage and need for the future. Procedure for planning and design of housing including site and services schemes and vertical housing; layout patterns, housing types and their suitability for various climatic regions. Housing policies and programs run in public and private sector; Housing finance and post development management and maintenance. Practical: Housing layout patterns, Design of a housing scheme. Low income housing workshop. Assignments on National Housing Policy of Pakistan; Related case studies.

Course Learning Outcomes

To familiarize with basic housing issues and their solutions in relation to urban development

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Book Title : Housing Policy
Author : Donison, David (1981)
Edition : Latest Edition
Publisher : England, Penguin

Book Title : National Housing Policy-2001
Author : Government of Pakistan
Edition : Latest Edition
Publisher : Government of Pakistan

Book Title : Housing Policy and Housing Needs
Author : Balchin, Paul. N (1982)
Edition : Latest Edition
Publisher : London

Book Title : Urbanization, Housing and the Development Process
Author : Smith, David Drakakies
Edition : Latest Edition
Publisher : London, Croom Helm

Book Title : Management of Sites and Service Housing Schemes, Chichester
Author : Swan, Peter, J.
Edition : Latest Edition
Publisher : Chichester, Wiley

Book Title : Low income Housing in the Developing World
Author : Payne, Geoffrey (1982) K
Edition : Latest Edition
Publisher : London Methews

Book Title : Physical Improvement of Slums and Squatter Settlement
Author : UNCHS (Habitat)
Edition : Latest Edition
Publisher : UNCHS (Habitat)

Book Title : Housing the Urban Poor, Policy and Practice in Developing Countries
Author : Aldrich, Brian C, and Sandhu Ravinder, S.,
Edition : Latest Edition
Publisher : Zed Books Ltd. London

Book Title : Housing and Finance in Developing Countries
Author : Data, Kavita and Gareth, A. Jones
Edition : Latest Edition
Publisher : Routledge, London

Book Title : Housing and Residential Development
Author : De Chaira, Joseph and Panero, Julius and Zlnik, Martin
Edition : Latest Edition
Publisher : McGraw Hill Inc. New York

Book Title : Housing and urban development: A selected, annotated bibliography
Author : James White, Elizabeth S. Holst
Edition : Latest Edition
Publisher : American Bar Foundation.

Title : Planning of a Housing Scheme
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Title : Basic concepts
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Title : Types of Housing
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Title : Considerations & requirements for a Housing Scheme
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Title : Slums, Squatters & Irregular Subdivision
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Title : Orangi Pilot Project
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Title : Housing Finance
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Title : Development Financial Institutions
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Title : Housing Policy (Thailand)
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Title : Housing Policy (Sri Lanka)
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Title : Incremental Housing Scheme
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