Housing / Edition 2

Housing / Edition 2

by Joan Goody, John Clancy, Robert Chandler, Jean Lawrence
     
 

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

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Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470404645
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/08/2010
Series:
Building Type Basics Series, #17
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
1,240,809
Product dimensions:
8.23(w) x 9.33(h) x 0.93(d)

Table of Contents

Preface (John E. Czarnecki).

Acknowledgments.

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.

Index.

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