Housing / Edition 2 available in Hardcover
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Essential information for the design of housing
Building Type Basics for Housing, Second Edition is yourone-stop reference for the essential information you need toconfidently begin the design process and successfully complete thedesign for housing, large or small, on time and within budget.Members of the award-winning design firm Goody Clancy share theirfirsthand knowledge to guide you through all aspects of designingand building residences. The book presents knowledgeable,real-world advice for architects, planners, engineers, anddevelopers to create excellent residential design projects for avariety of housing types.
This updated edition offers a new collection of detailed projectexamples that represent the best in today's housing designs,including more information on sustainable design and a fresh lookat mixed-use developments increasingly popular in urban areas. Itwalks the reader through the guidelines, planning concepts, andlessons learned—from single-family detached homes andtownhouses to multi-family, mid-rise, and high-rise buildings.Coverage also includes essential topics such as community planning,site layout, zoning and code issues, parking strategies, and theselection of building materials.
This new edition:
- Asks and answers twenty questions that frequently arise in theearly phases of a residential commission
- Provides a number of residential examples—new to thisedition—from the last decade, covering the full range ofhousing densities
- Is illustrated with numerous photographs, diagrams, plans, andsections
- Shows how to obtain financing, approvals, and support fordevelopments
- Includes new information on sustainability, which isincorporated throughout the book
This conveniently organized quick reference is an invaluableguide for busy, dedicated professionals who want to get movingquickly as they embark on a new project. Like every Building TypeBasics book, it provides authoritative, up-to-date informationinstantly and saves professionals countless hours of research.
About 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.
Table of Contents
Preface (John E. Czarnecki).
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.