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Designing a Place Called Home

Designing a Place Called Home

Reordering the Suburbs

by James Wentling
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Publication Date: 14/02/2017
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This insightful volume shares design ideas to help builders, planners and architects create mass-produced affordable housing that pushes suburban development in more sustainable, liveable directions. The author argues that improving the quality of design in our new homes and communities for greater resiliency, sustainability, and equality, we can build neighborhoods and communities where residents feel more connected t their homes and to one another. Through text, photographs and illustrations, the book reviews prototypical American housing design, then suggest ways to both learn from the past as well as adapt for new environmental imperatives, demographic changes and lifestyle needs. Written by a practicing architect with 25+ years of experience optimizing residential design, this pioneering approach to suburban building will inspire readers to view mass produced housing through a new, modern lens.
ISBN:
9783319479156
9783319479156
Category:
Building skills & trades
Format:
Hardback
Publication Date:
14-02-2017
Publisher:
Springer International Publishing AG
Country of origin:
Switzerland
Edition:
2nd Edition
Pages:
260
Dimensions (mm):
235x155x18mm
Weight:
5.38kg

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