The Dwelling House
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The Dwelling House

By George Vivian Poore
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Table of Contents
  • THE DWELLING HOUSE
  • PREFACE
  • CONTENTS
  • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
  • I. DEFECTS IN PLANNING
    • The Typical London House
    • Ventilation of Corridors
    • Aspect
    • Warming
    • Living-rooms
    • Hotel Bedrooms
    • Putrescible Fluids
    • Damp Houses
    • Larders
  • II. THE SANITATION OF THE ISOLATED DWELLING
    • Dry Methods
    • Humification
    • Actual Practice
    • The 'Dry Catch'
    • The 'Pail' System
    • In-Door Earth Closet.
    • Dry Method of Treating Urine
    • Housing of Animals
    • Construction of Wells
  • III. SLOP-WATER
    • Principles of Slop-Drainage
    • Filtration Gutters
    • Rain-Water.
    • Refuse.
  • IV. OVERCROWDING, ITS CAUSES AND EFFECTS
    • The Strand
    • Building Regulations
    • 'Model' (!) By-laws
    • The Cost of the Dwelling
    • Remedies for Overcrowding
  • V. THE CIRCULATION OF ORGANIC MATTER
  • VI. THE SOIL IN ITS RELATION TO DISEASE AND SANITATION
  • FOOTNOTES
  • INDEX
  • Transcriber's Notes
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