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Improving the quality of suburban building stocks - Monteiro, Ana; Matos, Fátima Loureiro de; Madureira, Helena
Suburban building estates represent more than 50% of all European Urban Heritage. Most of the buildings – generally multi-familiar housing blocks, consisting of small apartments – were completed after 1950, using low-cost technologies and are often characterized by very poor quality, which contributes to the suburbs social decay. The aim of the Action is to investigate, compare, define and disseminate common knowledge concerning to methods, procedures and technologies towards the renovation and revitalization of suburban housing settlements, increasing their value, and improving its inhabitants' safety and the quality of life. The approach is based on a Quality concept, which incorporates...