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July/August 2003 issue of Architectural Design
Guest-edited by Lucy Bullivant
Published by John Wiley.

Housing for the people. What opportunities exist? Who is breaking down the boundaries to create innovative housing stock? Attitudes towards mass housing are changing. Progressive techniques, materials and technologies are opening up new possibilities and new alliances are being hammered out between designers and house builders. Could this signal the onset of a newera of design-conscious mass housing?

With contributors writing from six distinct geographical areas - the UK, the East Coast of the US, the West Coast of the US, Sweden, Japan and Australia - this book examines the latest thinking, from a roster of international contributors, on every facet of the subject, from design solutions to the focus on technical and cultural approaches to affordable innovation in housing design, and provides a global picture of the kinds of solutions available.


Contents:

Editorial: Helen Castle
Introduction: Lucy Bullivant
Working the Programme: Designing Social and Affordable Housing in the Netherlands, Lucy Bullivant
The Regenerator: Profile of Tom Bloxham of Urban Splash, Helen Castle
New Designs in House Building: Interview with David Birkbeck of Design for Homes, Helen Castle
Common Ground: Mediating Thresholds Between Public and Private Space in UK Housing Design, Rob Wilson
The Swedish Home, Ola Nylander
Emergency Dwelling, Mark Prizeman
Avoiding Disaster: Gans and Jelacic's Work on Emergency Housing, Deborah Gans and Matthew Jelacic
Fine Tuning: How the New York City Housing Authority Makes Housing Work, Jayne Merkel
Architects as Housemakers in Japan, Thomas Daniell
ABBA Housing and Beyond: The Future of Architect-Designed Residential Developments in Australia, Lindsay Johnston
Cont ributors' Biographies
Interior Eye: Furniture Fair, Craig Kellogg
Building Profile: Court of Appeals in Valdivia, Jeremy Melvin
Practice Profile: Duncan Lewis/Scape Studio, Robin Wilson
Engineering Exegesis: Generative Design: Blurring the Lines Between Architect, Engineer and Computer, Kristina Shea
Art Deco: 1910-1939, John Outram
Site Lines Magnet: Cedric Price, Samantha Hardingham

Price: £22.50 €34.90 SFR52.-
128 Pages, softcover
ISBN 0-470-84874-X
Order from:
www.ribabookshops.com


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