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Flexible Housing

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ISBN-10: 0750682027

ISBN-13: 9780750682022

Edition: 2008

Authors: Jeremy Till, Tatjana Schneider

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Flexible housing housing that can adapt to the changing needs of users over time is a precondition for housing that is socially, economically and environmentally viable. Yet at a time of great social and cultural change it is all too clear that much of the housing in which we live is simply unable to live up to that simple requirement. The costs in wasted investment and social instability are huge. This book is the first comprehensive study of flexible housing, how it has evolved and how the concept can be taken forward. Case studies range from the sliding screens of a traditional Japanese House and the indeterminate design of late nineteenth century Grnderzeit tenements through Mies van…    
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Book details

List price: $73.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 8/29/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 244
Size: 8.75" wide x 10.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.694
Language: English

Jeremy Till is Head of Central St Martins/Pro Vice-Chancellor, University of the Arts London, and a partner at Sarah Wigglesworth Architects. Their projects include the pioneering 9 Stock Orchard Street (The Strawbale House and Quilted Office), winner of multiple awards. He represented Britain at the 2006 Venice Architecture Biennale.

Introduction
What is Flexible Housing?
Why Flexible Housing?
Case Studies Design Guidelines