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December 16, 2016

This fact-sheet, produced in collaboration with UCL Engineering, compares the environmental impacts through embodied carbon of refurbishment and demolition.

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December 16, 2016

This fact sheet explores the impacts of demolition and refurbishment on residents and communities from a health and wellbeing perspective.

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July 16, 2016

What is the lifespan of a building and how is it estimated? How does this affect decision-making about the future of a building or estate? This fact-sheet, produced in collaboration with UCL Engineering, seeks to answer these questions, with case studies and checklists.

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June 8, 2015

This booklet was developed in 2015 for social housing residents facing potential demolition and/or refurbishment of their homes and estates. We produced it alongside Just Space and UCL’s Engineering Exchange to help residents: • When decisions are being made about demolition and refurbishment of their homes. • To build…

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June 8, 2014

This policy briefing was produced by University College London with input from London Tenants Federation. It summarises the main factors involved when deciding whether to refurbish or demolish social housing, including environmental and economic costs and benefits.

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