THEORY OF HOUSING

ARCH363. THEORY OF HOUSING (2CR.: 2LEC)

Introduction to contemporary theories and concerns in the field of housing. Roots of housing problem. Housing typologies and classification. Housing sector. Mechanisms and forces shaping the housing market. Factors affecting supply and demand. Economics of housing projects. Feasibility studies. Housing policies and role of government. Residential areas and suburbia. Problems, considerations, and alternative approaches applied in the field.