Designing a Place Called Home: Reordering the Suburbs

Designing a Place Called Home: Reordering the Suburbs

by James Wentling

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319838571
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 07/11/2018
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 2nd ed. 2017
Pages: 260
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

James W. Wentling, FAIA is a practicing architect specializing in residential design. His firm is based in Philadelphia and works with clients throughout the United States.



A graduate of the University of Notre Dame, he has served as chair of the AIA Housing Committee as well as a vice president of a residential council in the Urban Land Institute. He also served as president of Habitat for Humanity, Philadelphia. He has lectured on residential design throughout the United States as well as in Canada, Europe and Asia. His previous books include Housing by Lifestyle, The Component Method of Residential Design and Density by Design."

Table of Contents

Housing Yesterday.
Housing Today.
Community Planning and Design.
Siting and Lot Patterns.
Floor Plans and Building Image.
Interior Details.
Exterior Details.
Multifamily Housing.
Manufactured Housing.
Conclusion: Housing Tomorrow.
Project Credits.
Notes.
Bibliography.
Index.

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