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.
Preface ( John E. Czarnecki ). Acknowledgments. 1. Introduction. 2. Housing and Community. 3. The Detached House. 4. The Row House and Other Low-Rise Housing. 5. The Mid-Rise. 6. The High-Rise. 7. Adaptive Reuse. 8. Building Systems. 9. Financing and Feasibility Issues. Bibliography and References. Index.