What is it about?

A mixed method analysis of overcrowding and ‘underoccupancy’ - and how the space is experienced by people. The paper argues that quantitative measures of space consumption should be culturally sensitive to the local context.

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Why is it important?

With increasing inequality, rates of both overcrowding and under-occupancy are growing worldwide. It is important to create a balance so that everyone has enough space to flourish without greedy consumption.


The importance of space to wellbeing cannot be under-estimated.

Dr Adriana Mihaela Soaita

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This page is a summary of: Overcrowding and ‘Underoccupancy’ in Romania: A Case Study of Housing Inequality, Environment and Planning A Economy and Space, January 2014, SAGE Publications, DOI: 10.1068/a45718.
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