Urban Intensities : Contemporary Housing Types and Territories

By Peter G. Rowe; Har Ye Kan
urban-intensities-contemporary-housing-types-and-territoriesThis book combines the architectural and urban scales to demonstrate that urban intensity determines the success of housing. The authors provide a typology of housing according to the ways in which diversity and density are created. Comparisons with historical models and critical appraisals based on the authors’ unique standing give information on the pros and cons of major types of housing, their pitfalls and successful examples.

Product details

  • Format Hardback | 232 pages
  • Publication date 31 Jul 2014
  • Publisher Birkhauser Verlag AG
  • Publication City/Country Basel, Switzerland
  • Language English


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