Sustainable housing: A case study of the Cloughjordan Eco-village

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dc.contributor.author Winston, Nessa
dc.date.accessioned 2012-11-08T17:47:18Z
dc.date.available 2012-11-08T17:47:18Z
dc.date.copyright 2012 Emerald Group Publishing Limited en
dc.date.issued 2012-02
dc.identifier.isbn 978-1-78052-484-9
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10197/3905
dc.description.abstract In 2007, the development of Ireland's first eco-village began in the small town of Cloughjordan, which is in a scenic rural area of the midlands region in Ireland. Approximately 1.5hours from the capital city of Dublin, it is accessible by train from a number of urban centres. In the past the town had suffered from both population decline and population ageing. Some of its key services, such as the bank, post office and a school, were either under threat or had already closed. However, the town and its hinterland are rich in both natural and social amenities. Before embarking on the empirical analysis of the Village, which is based on interviews with a range of stakeholders and local residents as well as site visits and documentary research, it is useful to reflect on the concept of sustainable housing. en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Emerald en
dc.relation.ispartof Davies, A. (ed.). Enterprising Communities: Grassroots Sustainability Innovations (Advances in Ecopolitics: Volume 9) en
dc.subject.lcsh Sustainable buildings--Ireland--Tipperary (County) en
dc.subject.lcsh Cloghjordan (Ireland)--Case studies en
dc.title Sustainable housing: A case study of the Cloughjordan Eco-village en
dc.type Book Chapter en
dc.internal.authorcontactother nessa.winston@ucd.ie
dc.internal.availability Full text available en
dc.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1108/S2041-806X(2012)0000009008
dc.neeo.contributor Winston|Nessa|aut|
dc.description.admin DG 18/10/2012 en
dc.internal.rmsid 266655064
dc.date.updated 2012-10-17T09:32:25Z


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