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The Urban Housing Handbook

Firley, Eric / Deupi, Victor


2. Auflage August 2023
400 Seiten, Hardcover

ISBN: 978-1-119-65368-4
John Wiley & Sons

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An insightful and revealing look at the intersection of housing and urban design

In the newly revised Second Edition of The Urban Housing Handbook, Eric Firley and Victor Deupi deliver a vital design and analysis tool for housing practitioners, students, and researchers. The book outlines the characteristics of 30 of the most notable housing types from around the world, studied against a background of increasing densification.

Each of the 30 chapters includes a fully-explored tradi tional example followed by one or two contemporary projects of similar spatial configuration that address changing trends in architecture and urban design.

For this latest edition all contemporary examples have been updated and are now presented on two full spreads per chapter.

Other features include:
* A rigorous analytical method that classifies the types according to four main categories (courtyard houses, row houses, compounds and apartment buildings)
* A thorough introduction to the relationship between an individual housing unit and the urban fabric that it creates through repetition
* A strong focus on dense metropolitan projects from around the world
* A set of key figures that translate visual information into metrics
* Unique, original drawings of illustrated housing accompanied by aerial and street-level context photos

Conceived for architects and urban designers, The Urban Housing Handbook is also an ideal resource for urban planners, housing developers, builders, and housing trust professionals.

viii Introduction to the New Edition

xii Introduction to the First Edition

2 Siheyuan (Beijing)

10 From Courtyard to Community: No. 28 Dayuan Hu Tong

12 Community Re-Building: True North Housing Complex

14 Casa Chorizo (Buenos Aires)

22 A Habitat of Playful Housing: Zamudio 4764-68

24 Perforated to Perfection: Iturbide Studio

26 Patio House (Quito)

34 Space for Meditation: Ruang Tekuni Apartments

38 Dar (Marrakesh)

46 Rethinking Density: Niamey 2000 Housing

48 Monastic Living: Zen House

50 Machiya (Kyoto)

58 Floating Sub-Platform: House in Chau Doc

62 Mini House (Tokyo)

68 Conquering Perceptions: R Micro Housing

70 Living Modestly: Maison T

72 Tower House (Sana'a)

80 Micro-Regeneration: Mengsheng House Renovation

84 Villa Quadruple (Mulhouse)

92 Pin-Wheel Privacy: 360º Building

96 Chinese Shophouse (Singapore)

104 Louvered Facade: Townhouse with a Folding-Up Shutter

108 Front Garden House (Paris)

116 New Options for Urban Living: Rain Garden Apartments

118 Live-Work Urbanism: East Howard Place

120 Terrace House (London)

130 From Synthesis to Variation: Rochester Way

134 Longtang House (Shanghai)

142 The Luxury of Privacy: L_61 Apartments

146 Cité (Santiago De Chile)

154 Interlocking Density: Blue Water Workforce Housing

158 Courtyards and Passages (Paris)

166 The Sobriety of Buildings: Social Housing

170 Garden Courtyard Block (Rome)

178 The Eternal Courtyard: Plaza la Reina

182 Terrassen (Hamburg)

190 Pinch-Point Amenities: Dillon 617 Housing

194 Pol House (Ahmedabad)

202 A Seed for Catalyzing Change: Caledonian Somosaguas

206 Würfelhaus (Dresden)

214 Return to Order: Cube House

218 SoBe Walk-Up Apartments (Miami beach)

226 Strange Making: Carrizal Housing

230 Courtyards (Chicago)

238 Heterogeneous Fabric: Maiengasse Residential Development

242 Megablock (Copenhagen)

250 Downsizing the Block: City Center

254 Casa de Blocco (Genoa)

262 Helping People to Help Themselves: "More than Housing" Cooperative

266 Zinshaus (Budapest)

274 Living Toward the Interior: Casa Jardín Escandón

278 Wohnburg (Hamburg)

286 Meandering: Weltpostpark Housing

288 Rambling Green: Prado Concorde Apartments

290 Berlage-block (Amsterdam)

298 Paradoxical Living: McGrath Road Housing

302 Plex House (Montreal)

310 Emphasizing the Corner: Village WVW

314 Mietskaserne (Berlin)

322 Intertwined Courtyards: Theresienstraße Development

326 Post-Haussmannien House (Paris)

334 Stone Building: 027 OBK

336 Stick Building: Nordre Gate, Alliance Architecture Studio

338 Casa de Renta (Barcelona)

346 Louvered Living: Apartment Building for Four Friends

350 Apartment Tower (New york city)

358 A Living Organism: Vertical Itaim Building

360 Stretched Wide: Marlowe Apartments

362 Figure Ground Comparisons

368 Process Comparison Table

369 Density Comparison Table

370 Bibliography

374 Index
Eric Firley, of French-German origin, is Associate Professor at the University of Miami School of Architecture. In addition to the typo-morphological studies presented in this book, his current research focuses on interdisciplinary urban design practices, alternative models of housing production and the impact of immigration on urban form.

Victor Deupi is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Miami School of Architecture. His research focuses on the Early Modern Spanish and Ibero-American world, mid-20th-century Cuba, and contemporary architecture. The author of several books, Dr. Deupi was also the President (2016-2018) of the CINTAS Foundation dedicated to promoting Cuban art and culture.

E. Firley, University of Miami School of Architecture, FL; V. Deupi, University of Miami School of Architecture, FL