The New Finnish Dream Home? Townhouse Living from a Resident's Perspective

Hannu Huttunen, Eija Hasu, Jukka Hirvonen, Anne Tervo, Tina Ullrich

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The Finnish Dream Home study, which examines the Townhouse typology is based on large planning projects that have been launched and or are being planned in Helsinki Metropolitan area, a key target of which is increasing the diversity of housing solutions by means of urban housing typologies of different kinds. The Finnish Dream Home study examines the ability of the townhouse typology to meet the diversifying housing preferences, which are connected to the one-family houses. What needs lay behind the preferences for housing? What characteristics are residents willing to forgo?
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationHelsinki
PublisherAalto-yliopisto, Taiteiden ja suunnittelun korkeakoulu, Arkkitehtuurin laitos
Number of pages134
ISBN (Electronic)978-952-60-7113-8
ISBN (Print)978-952-60-7114-5
Publication statusPublished - 2016
MoE publication typeD4 Published development or research report or study

Publication series

NameAalto University Publication Series ART + DESIGN + ARCHITECTURE
ISSN (Print)1799-4853
ISSN (Electronic)1799-4861


  • townhouse
  • housing preferences
  • resident profiles
  • housing studies


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