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Domestic architecture. Houses. Dwellings

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  • Town Housesby Günter Pfeifer; Per Brauneck

    Birkhäuser 2012; US$ 48.95

    The third volume of this typology of residential buildings deals with the different types of the townhouse. The authors present them according to urban constellation: row, twin-row, block perimeter and infill sites. more...

  • Small Housesby Claudia Hildner

    Birkhäuser 2011; US$ 59.00

    Condensed ingenuity more...

  • Early Mexican Housesby G. Richard Garrison; George W. Rustay; David Gebhard

    Architectural Book Publishing 2012; US$ 14.99

    Here is a wonderful collection of houses from the days of Mexico's viceroys, presented in this handsomely illustrated book. Every aficionado of architecture or home design will find the patios, window designs, and floor plans a delight to look at. Over 200 illustrations, including 42 pages of measured drawings and floor plans, make this a comprehensive... more...

  • Freestanding Housesby Günter Pfeifer; Per Brauneck

    Birkhäuser 2010; US$ 48.95

    To develop existing building types in an intelligent way is a crucial task in residential building. This volume deals with the types of freestanding houses, whose all-around orientation allows for the optimal dwelling arrangement. The range of potential solutions is presented in uniform ground plans and sections newly drawn to scale. ... more...

  • Frank Gehry MARTa Herfordby MARTa Freunde und Förderer

    Birkhäuser 2005; US$ 39.95

    Im Mai 2005 wurde in Herford, Zentrum der Möbelindustrie Nordrhein-Westfalens, der von Frank O. Gehry entworfene Museumsbau eröffnet. Die Galerie im bestehenden Gebäude ist neutral gehalten und entspricht der Vorstellung von einem White Cube; der Dom und die umliegenden Galerien weisen dagegen den eigenwilligen Charakter von Gehrys Formensprache auf.... more...

  • James Carpenterby Sandro Marpillero; Jörg Schlaich; Kenneth Frampton

    Birkhäuser 2006; US$ 69.95

    Internationale Monografie über den herausragenden New Yorker Architekten James Carpenter. Seine Arbeiten sind eine ungewöhnliche Verbindung aus Architektur und Kunst. Seine Glasfassaden spielen mit Licht, Reflexion und Refraktion. Seine Arbeiten sind u.a. der Moiré Treppenturm im Post Tower in Bonn, das Tulane University Student Center in New Orleans... more...

  • Row Housesby Günter Pfeifer; Per Brauneck; Usch Engelmann

    Birkhäuser 2007; US$ 48.95

    This book is devoted to the various types of row house, a particularly widespread form of residential structure. A general discussion of the row as organizing principle?the row as urban building block, linear space, ways of handling corners?is followed by the systematic presentation of the different types. more...

  • Freistehende Häuserby Günter Pfeifer; Per Brauneck

    Birkhäuser 2010; US$ 48.95

    To develop existing building types in an intelligent way is a crucial task in residential building. This volume deals with the types of freestanding houses, whose all-around orientation allows for the optimal arrangement of all dwellings. The range of possible solutions is presented in uniform ground plans and sections newly drawn to scale.... more...

  • Courtyard Housesby Günter Pfeifer; Per Brauneck; Usch Engelmann

    Birkhäuser 2007; US$ 48.95

    This volume deals with the various types of the courtyard house, which utilizes the courtyard as an intimate outdoor living space. A presentation of the courtyard as a building block of the city is followed by coverage of the complete spectrum of types?cluster, network, carpet, terraces, etc. more...