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The design of housing has commanded the attention of the greatest architects of the twentieth century. In this stunning volume, Roger Sherwood presents thirty-two notable examples of multi-family housing from many countries and four continents, selected for their importance as prototypes. Designed by such masters as Frank Lloyd Wright, Le Corbusier, Mies van der Rohe, and Alvar Aalto, they range from single-house clusters to row-houses, terrace houses, party-wall and large-courtyard housing, to urban high-rise towers and slabs.The thirty-two buildings or housing complexes are illustrated with photographs, site plans, floor plans, elevations, and marvelous axonometric drawings. In each case Mr. Sherwood gives background information on the project, mention, factors the architect had to take into consideration (social, environmental, financial), points out creative solutions to particular problems, and comments on special features of the design. Laymen as well as professionals will find his presentations enlightening.In the Introduction, Mr. Sherwood sets forth the basic principles of organization that apply to housing. He analyzes first the limited number of ways in which individual apartments or living units can be laid out (each type or plan lending itself to variations and permutations) and then the ways in which different units can be vertically and horizontally organized within a single building. Drawings and plans of more than eighty housing complexes in twenty countries accompany his analysis.Mr. Sherwood offers his book in the belief that there is no excuse for shoddy architecture; that no branch of architecture is more important than the design of human habitations; and that much is to be learned from the study of significant buildings of the recent past. Roger Sherwood, Books, Art and Architecture, Modern Housing Prototypes Books>Art and Architecture, Harvard University Press

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The design of housing has commanded the attention of the greatest architects of the twentieth century. In this stunning volume, Roger Sherwood presents thirty-two notable examples of multi-family housing from many countries and four continents, selected for their importance as prototypes. Designed by such masters as Frank Lloyd Wright, Le Corbusier, Mies van der Rohe, and Alvar Aalto, they range from single-house clusters to row-houses, terrace houses, party-wall and large-courtyard housing, to urban high-rise towers and slabs. The thirty-two buildings or housing complexes are illustrated with photographs, site plans, floor plans, elevations, and marvelous axonometric drawings. In each case Mr. Sherwood gives background information on the project, mention, factors the architect had to take into consideration (social, environmental, financial), points out creative solutions to particular problems, and comments on special features of the design. Laymen as well as professionals will find his presentations enlightening. In the Introduction, Mr. Sherwood sets forth the basic principles of organization that apply to housing. He analyzes first the limited number of ways in which individual apartments or living units can be laid out (each type or plan lending itself to variations and permutations) and then the ways in which different units can be vertically and horizontally organized within a single building. Drawings and plans of more than eighty housing complexes in twenty countries accompany his analysis. Mr. Sherwood offers his book in the belief that there is no excuse for shoddy architecture; that no branch of architecture is more important than the design of human habitations; and that much is to be learned from the study of significant buildings of the recent past. Modern Housing Prototypes Sherwood, Roger, Harvard University Press

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[EAN: 9780674579422], [PU: Harvard University Press], Architecture|Domestic, Architecture|General, This Book is in Good Condition. Clean Copy With Light Amount of Wear. 100% Guaranteed. Summary: Introduction Detached and Semidetached Housing Suntop Homes Frank Lloyd Wright El Pueblo Ribera Court Rudolph M. Schindler Daal en Berg Duplex Houses Jan Wils Group of Court Houses Mies van der Rohe Kingo Houses Jrn Utzon Rowhousing Weissenhof Exhibition Mies van der Rohe Weissenhof Exhibition J. J. P. Oud Vienna Werkbund Exposition Andr Lurat Ichinomiya Kenzo Tange and Urtec Siedlung Halen Atelier 5 Fleet Road Terrace Housing Neave Brown Party-Wall Housing 25 bis Rue Franklin Apartments Auguste Ferret Avenue de Versailles Apartments Jean Ginsberg Porte Molitor Apartments Le Corbusier Casa Rustici Pietro Lingeri and Giuseppe Terragni Parklaan Apartments W. van Tijen Block Housing Immeuble Villas Le Corbusier Spangen Quarter Michiel Brinkman Nirwana Apartments Johannes Duiker Hansaviertel Apartments Alvar Aalto Slabs Immeuble Clart Le Corbusier Narkomfin Apartments Moses Ginzburg and I. Milinis Unit d'Habitation Le Corbusier Harumi Apartment House Kunio Maekawa Durand Apartment Project Le Corbusier Zomerdijkstraat Atelier Apartments Zanstra, Giesen, and Sijmons Towers Victorieplein Tower J. F. Staal Hoogbouw Towers Johannes Duiker and J. C. Wiebenga Price Tower Frank Lloyd Wright Neue Vahr Apartments Alvar Aalto Hansaviertel Tower J. H. van den Broek and J. B. Bakema Peabody Terrace Sert, Jackson, and Gourley Further Reading

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Modern Housing Prototypes
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Sherwood, Roger

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Modern Housing Prototypes

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9780674579422

Here are thirty-two notable examples of multi-family housing from many countries, selected for their importance as prototypes. Designed by such masters as Frank Lloyd Wright, Le Corbusier, Mies van der Rohe, and Alvar Aalto, they range from single-house clusters to terrace houses and urban high-rises. The buildings are illustrated with photographs, site plans, floor plans, elevations, and striking axonometric drawings.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780674579422
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0674579429
Paperback
Publishing year: 1981
Publisher: HARVARD UNIV PR
184 Pages
Weight: 1,014 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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