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The Alton Estate is a large council estate situated in Roehampton, southwest London.
The Andover Estate, in Holloway, North London, is a large Islington London Borough Council housing estate which is flanked by Hornsey Road (west), Seven Sisters Road (south), Durham Road (east) and Birnam Road (north).
Asia is Earth's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the Eastern and Northern Hemispheres.
Bahria Town (بحریہ ٹاؤن) is a Rawalpindi-based privately owned real-estate development company which owns, develops and manages properties across Pakistan.
Bratislava (Preßburg or Pressburg, Pozsony) is the capital of Slovakia.
The British Isles are a group of islands off the north-western coast of continental Europe that consist of the islands of Great Britain, Ireland, the Isle of Man and over six thousand smaller isles.
Brownfield land is a term used in urban planning to describe any previously developed land that is not currently in use, whether contaminated or not or, in North America, more specifically to describe land previously used for industrial or commercial purposes with known or suspected pollution including soil contamination due to hazardous waste.
Central Europe is the region comprising the central part of Europe.
A council house is a form of public or social housing built by local municipalities in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
The Czech Republic (Česká republika), also known by its short-form name Czechia (Česko), is a landlocked country in Central Europe bordered by Germany to the west, Austria to the south, Slovakia to the east and Poland to the northeast.
Czechoslovakia, or Czecho-Slovakia (Czech and Československo, Česko-Slovensko), was a sovereign state in Central Europe that existed from October 1918, when it declared its independence from the Austro-Hungarian Empire, until its peaceful dissolution into the:Czech Republic and:Slovakia on 1 January 1993.
is the Japanese word for a large cluster of apartment buildings of a particular style and design, typically built as public housing by government authorities.
Defence is a neighbourhood located within the Islamabad-Rawalpindi metropolitan area.
In microeconomics, economies of scale are the cost advantages that enterprises obtain due to their scale of operation (typically measured by amount of output produced), with cost per unit of output decreasing with increasing scale.
Emirates 24|7 and Emirates 24/7 are a Dubai Media Incorporated news website and television news programme, respectively.
Historically, an estate comprises the houses, outbuildings, supporting farmland, and woods that surround the gardens and grounds of a very large property, such as a country house or mansion.
Francis Longstreth Thompson, OBE (3 May 1890 – 19 March 1973) was a British town planner and writer.
A ghost estate ("Fairy estate") is an unoccupied housing estate, particularly one built in the:Republic of Ireland during the period of economic growth when the Irish economy was known as the Celtic tiger.
GlobalPost is an online US digital journalism company that focuses on international news founded on January 12, 2009 by Philip S. Balboni and Charles M. Sennott.
Greenfield land is undeveloped land in a city or rural area either used for agriculture or landscape design, or left to evolve naturally.
The Heygate Estate was a large housing estate in Walworth, Southwark, South London comprising 1214 homes.
A high-rise building is a tall building, as opposed to a low-rise building and is defined by its height differently in various jurisdictions.
Hong Kong (Chinese: 香港), officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, is an autonomous territory of China on the eastern side of the Pearl River estuary in East Asia.
A house is a building that functions as a home.
A housing estate (or sometimes housing complex) is a group of homes and other buildings built together as a single development.
The Industrial Revolution was the transition to new manufacturing processes in the period from about 1760 to sometime between 1820 and 1840.
Kuala Lumpur, officially the Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur (Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur), or commonly known as KL, is the national capital of Malaysia as well as its largest city in the country.
The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.
Mei Foo Sun Chuen or simply Mei Foo is a large private housing estate in Lai Chi Kok, Kowloon, Hong Kong.
The middle class is a class of people in the middle of a social hierarchy.
Mobil, previously known as the Socony-Vacuum Oil Company, is a major American oil company which merged with Exxon in 1999 to form a parent company called ExxonMobil. It was previously one of the Seven Sisters which dominated the global petroleum industry from the mid-1940s until the 1970s.
Monotenure is a planning term relating to the land tenure of a development or neighbourhood.
Newsweek is an American weekly magazine founded in 1933.
An oligopoly (from Ancient Greek ὀλίγος (olígos) "few" + πωλεῖν (polein) "to sell") is a market form wherein a market or industry is dominated by a small number of large sellers (oligopolists).
Panelák is a colloquial term in Czech and Slovak for a panel building constructed of pre-fabricated, pre-stressed concrete, such as those extant in the former Czechoslovakia and elsewhere in the world.
Petržalka (Engerau / Audorf; Pozsonyligetfalu) is the largest borough of Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia.
A planned community, or planned city, is any community that was carefully planned from its inception and is typically constructed on previously undeveloped greenfield land.
Prague (Praha, Prag) is the capital and largest city in the Czech Republic, the 14th largest city in the European Union and also the historical capital of Bohemia.
Public housing is a form of housing tenure in which the property is owned by a government authority, which may be central or local.
Public housing in Hong Kong is a set of mass housing programmes through which the Government of Hong Kong provides affordable housing for lower-income residents.
Public housing in the United States is administered by federal, state and local agencies to provide subsidized assistance for low-income households.
Real estate development, or property development, is a business process, encompassing activities that range from the renovation and re-lease of existing buildings to the purchase of raw land and the sale of developed land or parcels to others.
Ireland (Éire), also known as the Republic of Ireland (Poblacht na hÉireann), is a sovereign state in north-western Europe occupying 26 of 32 counties of the island of Ireland.
Roehampton is a suburban district in southwest London, forming the western end of the London Borough of Wandsworth.
A semi-detached house (often abbreviated to semi) is a single family dwelling house built as one of a pair that share one common wall.
Seoul (like soul; 서울), officially the Seoul Special Metropolitan City – is the capital, Constitutional Court of Korea and largest metropolis of South Korea.
Shenzhen is a major city in Guangdong Province, China.
A shopping mall is a modern, chiefly North American, term for a form of shopping precinct or shopping center, in which one or more buildings form a complex of shops representing merchandisers with interconnecting walkways that enable customers to walk from unit to unit.
Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, is a sovereign city-state and island country in Southeast Asia.
Slovakia (Slovensko), officially the Slovak Republic (Slovenská republika), is a landlocked country in Central Europe.
Subdivision is the act of dividing land into pieces that are easier to sell or otherwise develop, usually via a plat.
A subsidy is a form of financial aid or support extended to an economic sector (or institution, business, or individual) generally with the aim of promoting economic and social policy.
A suburb is a mixed-use or residential area, existing either as part of a city or urban area or as a separate residential community within commuting distance of a city.
In architecture and city planning, a terraced or terrace house (UK) or townhouse (US) exhibits a style of medium-density housing that originated in Europe in the 16th century, where a row of identical or mirror-image houses share side walls.
Tottenham is a district of north London, England, within the London Borough of Haringey.
Tract housing, also known colloquially in the United States and Canada as cookie-cutter housing, is a type of housing development in which multiple similar homes are built on a tract of land which is subdivided into individual small lots.
In sociology, the upper middle class is the social group constituted by higher status members of the middle class.
Walworth is a district of south east London, England, within the London Borough of Southwark.
The welfare state is a concept of government in which the state plays a key role in the protection and promotion of the social and economic well-being of its citizens.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.