Avi Friedman's scientific contributions

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Recent societal changes have brought about renewed interest from architects, town planners, housing officials and the public in terraces and townhouses. The small footprint that this style of house occupies allows a sustainable high density approach to habitation, slowing sprawl and creating energy-efficient affordable living.


... This type of housing is common in gated communities where middleincome citizens reside. The terraced housing type is also ideal for young adults who spend much of their time at work and do not need many outdoor activities in their plots (Friedman 2012). It can also be suitable for student accommodation where developers construct terraced houses to maximize land use. ...