Selected reviews of key articles, books and papers
The Marmot Review of Health Inequalities
“You are where you live”
published in Mental Health Today;
Ellaway M, MacIntyre S ( November 2004)
“The cost-effectiveness of independent housing for the chronically mentally ill: do housing and neighborhood features matter? “
In Health Serv Res,
Harkness J, Newman S, Salkever D (October 2004)
“More than Brick and mortar: mental health and the built environment”,
Halpern D, ( Taylor & Francis, 1995)
“Getting a move on”
Report of housing issues in London
Sainsbury Centre for Mental Health, in conjunction with the Association of Local Government, the Greater London Authority and Advocacy Really Works SCMH, (2004)
Top: Bauhaus buildings show that with good design, high-rise dwelling can still produce attractive housing.
Right. Architects have demonstrated that urban density is not incompatible with human scale architecture.
Centre: The glowering image of Pruitt Igoe - a modern classic in misconceived architecture.
Left: Standing directly opposite Pruitt Igoe - and only narrowly missing demolition - the Carr Square Village estate housed a socio-demographically similar population, but without the destruction of social life that modernist urban planning brought.