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Prefab Prototypes Site-Specific Design for Offsite Construction

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ISBN-10: 1568985606

ISBN-13: 9781568985602

Edition: 2006

Authors: Mark Anderson, Peter Anderson

List price: $60.00
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Description:

Prefabricated construction is a hot topic in architecture these days, and for good reason. Prospective homebuilders around the world are gravitating to prefab as an environ-mentally responsible and cost-effective way to achieve that holiest of grails: an affordable, well-designed house. If you're hoping to jump onto this bandwagon or are just interested in what prefab building really entails, Prefab Prototypes is required reading. While other prefab books on the market show what can be done, dangling pretty pictures of affordable homes before your starry eyes, Prefab Prototypes takes you to the next step it shows you how. Architects Mark Anderson and Peter Anderson have been working with…    
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Book details

List price: $60.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press
Publication date: 1/25/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 264
Size: 10.00" wide x 12.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.894
Language: English

Introduction : designing construction
Panelized 2x4
CNC timber framing
Concrete systems
Steel framing
Sandwich panels
Modular systems
Further experiments
Afterword : reuse, recycle, prefabricate