The Architect's Guide to Residential Design

The Architect's Guide to Residential Design

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by Michael Malone
     
 

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A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO RESIDENTIAL DESIGN FOR ARCHITECTS AND CLIENTS

Written by a successful practitioner of both residential and commercial architecture, this hands-on resource enables you to transfer and expand your architectural design skills and successfully integrate single-family residential design into your professional practice.

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A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO RESIDENTIAL DESIGN FOR ARCHITECTS AND CLIENTS

Written by a successful practitioner of both residential and commercial architecture, this hands-on resource enables you to transfer and expand your architectural design skills and successfully integrate single-family residential design into your professional practice.

The Architect's Guide to Residential Design discusses typical residential design issues, such as budgets and construction schedules, and offers guidelines for interacting with design-conscious clients. This detailed handbook presents a comprehensive methodology for the process of designing, pricing, and constructing single-family homes. Six real-world case studies, each featuring a unique site, budget, program, and set of circumstances, are included.

The Architect's Guide to Residential Design covers:

  • Houses as an architectural practice
  • How houses differ from commercial and institutional architectural projects
  • Design and documentation for architect-designed houses
  • Bidding and negotiating with contractors
  • Cutting the contract with both owners and contractors
  • Construction administration and the building process

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071605649
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date:
12/07/2009
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
240
File size:
6 MB

Meet the Author

Michael Malone, AIA is Director of the Michael Malone Studio at WKMC Architects. In his capacity as a design principal for a 40-person architectural firm, he leads and coordinates design for single- and multi-family residences, specialty retail, commercial offices, and corporate marketing centers.

Brief Biography

Hometown:
Hillsborough, North Carolina
Place of Birth:
Durham, North Carolina
Education:
B.A., Syracuse University; Ph.D. in English, Harvard University

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