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In detail: architettura solare: strategie, visioni, concetti (In Detail (italiano)) [Hardcover]

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The private single-family house is by far the most popular form of housing, and because of its size, it is a popular project with architects. In this book, 15 international examples are presented, reviewing the most important aspects of construction including the use of wood, steel, brickwork and concrete which have all become established materials for this type of building. All plans and details from the base to the roof have been painstakingly researched with the high degree of competence typical of the review Detail and the uniform presentation makes the information immediately accessible, inviting comparison and analysis. The authors provide explanatory introductions to the fundamental aspects of planning, from the design of the floor plans to the realisation, and they set this type of building within the context of the 20th century, pointing towards the potential developments of the single family house. In cooperation with DETAIL, review of architecture and construction detail

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Pages   175
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 11.8" Width: 9.2" Height: 0.7"
Weight:   2.7 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Apr 1, 2005
Publisher   Birkhäuser Basel
ISBN  3764372109  
ISBN13  9783764372101  

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Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! The series editor, Christian Schittich (b. 1956), is a trained architect with many years of office experience; since 1998 he is editor-in-chief of the journal Detail and author and editor of numerous books and articles in the field.

Christian Schittich was born in 1956.

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Reviews - What do customers think about In detail: architettura solare: strategie, visioni, concetti (In Detail (italiano))?

Great Book  Oct 12, 2007
Very informative and gives a clear precise description of varying types on renovation and adaptive reuse.
best volume in the best detail architecture book series available  Aug 25, 2007
This book is part of a deliriously excellent series of Birkhauser's In
Detail collection, a series of books emphasizing and celebrating the importance of architectural details and the susbsequent spatial magic that emerges from the vigilant attention to design craft. Feast on the International wisdom; it's like architectural health food.
great source  Aug 21, 2007
The book was exactly as I expected, high quality, detailed explanations in the Caliber of detail magazine. I will defiantly be purchasing the other books in this series.
Sometimes opaque, but great projects  Jan 5, 2007
I found the essays on simple construction to be variable in quality...The chapters on wood and steel either suffered in translation or were student composition exercises to begin with. The projects illustrated, however, are of uniformly high quality, and are documented with Detail's typical precision. For an American architect, many of the projects using wood construction will be eye openers. The stone and clay construction projects are wonderful for daydreaming about a different building culture in this country. Well worth it for the photos and drawings.
a very informative architectural detail review on residential  Jul 10, 2006
The book describes simple and neat residential building design in detail , shape, and material. The book should be applicable to architects or designers who aspire to work in modernism or minimalism on housing and who desire to improve the residential detil design to be more insighfully clean and blight. As well, the analysis from the publication could be developed to function in other architecture types.


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