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Baron, T (1984) Housing in the inner cities. Construction Management and Economics, 2(01), 13-24.
- Type: Journal Article
- Keywords: demolition; house builder; inner city; management team management; rehabilitation
- ISBN/ISSN: 0144-6193
- URL: https://doi.org/10.1080/01446198400000002
The paper looks at the interlinked physical and social problems of Britain’s inner-urban areas from the viewpoint of a volume house builder. It describes the tactical failures of large scale demolition in the 1960’s and 1970’s and of the current policy of rehabilitation. It proposes a new, more flexible strategy based on dedicated management teams with the powers needed to match solutions to specific problems.