Multifamily Housing: Creating a Community


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Author: Jenkins, Hannah (ed)
Publication date: 31/10/2017
Imprint: Images Aust
Pages: 240
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9781864706697

This inspiring new compilation is Images Publishing's latest addition to the fast-evolving discourse on multifamily residences across the world. Architects, landscape designers, urban planners, and developer-clients are critical players in the rich textural landscape of multifamily housing architecture, design, production, and consumption. This richly illustrated book showcases how leading innovators in the field resolve some of the key challenges of consolidating the social, economic, environmental and political complexities of this subject in such a loaded cultural landscape. AUTHOR: Avi Friedman, PhD, is a Professor of Architecture at McGill University in Montreal, Canada, where he directs the Affordable Homes Research Group. He is also a practicing architect specialising in sustainable residential design and is known internationally for his housing innovation, in particular for The Grow Home and The Next Home, which were built in several countries. He has authored 16 books and is the recipient of many accolades, including the World Habitat Award, the Creative Achievement Award and the Life Time Achievement Award from Sustainable Buildings Canada. In the year 2000, he was selected by Wallpaper magazine as one of 10 people from around the world most likely to change the way we live in the new millennium. SELLING POINTS: . Provides a fresh perspective and contemporary analysis of the innovation and designs on-trend in this architectural realm today . Features rich photography, plans, and detailed illustrations . Shows how key architects around the worldhandle the complexities of balancing design with environmental, social, economic and political factors . Presents innovative projects that incorporate responses to the challenges of blending form, place, community, and identity . Will appeal to all architects, landscape designers, urban planners, developer-clients, and educators 400 colour

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Dimensions 300 × 233 mm


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