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Building Type Basics for Housing by Joan Goody
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Building Type Basics for Housing is a revised, comprehensive guide to the design, planning, and development of single-family to high-rise housing, from low-income to luxury. This Second Edition includes a majority of new case study examples of housing, sustainable design information in every chapter, and new information on mixed-used developments. Other topics covered include financing, adaptive reuse, engineering systems, and landscaping. Written by a noted architecture firm that has designed housing at various scales, this book provides more than two-hundred-and-fifty illustrations, including photos and floor plan drawings, for architects.

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Goody Clancy: Architecture, Planning, Preservation is a Boston-based firm with more than five decades of experience in the planning and design of housing. The firm's residential designs have won numerous awards from the American Institute of Architects, the Urban Land Institute, and the United Nations. The Wall Street Journal called the firm's master plan for rebuilding Chicago's Cabrini Green, "a model for revitalizing neighborhoods," and named it one of the most significant projects at the turn of the millennium. Robert Chandler, AIA, David Dixon, FAIA , and Geoffrey Wooding, AIA , are all principals of Goody Clancy. The late John Clancy, FAIA , and Joan Goody, FAIA , were also firm principals.
Release date Australia
February 23rd, 2010
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
2nd Edition
John Wiley & Sons Ltd
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