Residential Open Building, the result of a CIB Task Group 'Open Building Implementation', provides a state-of-the-art review of open building, fundamental principles, recent developments, and international coverage of current projects on both the public and private arena.
Open Building is a highly flexible and economical method of building which has far reaching advantages for urban designers, architects, contractors, developers and end users.
Table of Contents
What is Residential Open Building? Acknowledgements. Part One:A residential open building primer. Introduction. Incubators of Open Building. A brief interpretive history of Open Building. Part Two: A Survey of Milestone Projects. Case Studies. Part Three: Assessment of current approaches and trends. Overview of general approaches to Open Building. Technical approaches. Additional trends and approaches. National settings giving rise to Open Building. Part Four: Summary and conclusions. Appendices. Permissions. Index.
Kendall, Stephen H.; Teicher, Jonathan