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Building Type Basics for Housing is a revised, comprehensive guide to the design, planning, and development of single-family to high-rise housing, from low-income to luxury. This Second Edition includes a majority of new case study examples of housing, sustainable design information in every chapter, and new information on mixed-used developments. Other topics covered include financing, adaptive reuse, engineering systems, and landscaping. Written by a noted architecture firm that has designed housing at various scales, this book provides more than two-hundred-and-fifty illustrations, including photos and floor plan drawings, for architects.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470404645
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 3/8/2010
  • Series: Building Type Basics Series, #17
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 1,005,871
  • Product dimensions: 8.23 (w) x 9.33 (h) x 0.93 (d)

Meet the Author

Goody Clancy: Architecture, Planning, Preservation is aBoston-based firm with more than five decades of experience in theplanning and design of housing. The firm's residential designs havewon numerous awards from the American Institute of Architects, theUrban Land Institute, and the United Nations. The Wall StreetJournal called the firm's master plan for rebuilding Chicago'sCabrini Green, "a model for revitalizing neighborhoods," and namedit one of the most significant projects at the turn of themillennium.

Robert Chandler, AIA, David Dixon, FAIA, and GeoffreyWooding, AIA, are all principals of Goody Clancy. The lateJohn Clancy, FAIA, and Joan Goody, FAIA, were alsofirm principals.

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Table of Contents

Preface (John E. Czarnecki).


1. Introduction.

2. Housing and Community.

3. The Detached House.

4. The Row House and Other Low-Rise Housing.

5. The Mid-Rise.

6. The High-Rise.

7. Adaptive Reuse.

8. Building Systems.

9. Financing and Feasibility Issues.

Bibliography and References.


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