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Micro: Very Small Buildings

Micro: Very Small Buildings (Paperback)

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Very small buildings have a special appeal, and the constraints of space and cost can actually liberate the imagination. Most of the projects in this book consist of no more than a few key spaces, in many cases just a single space. They are united only by their compact nature, the pleasure that they can provide and the intelligence that they embody. A brief introduction is followed by five thematic chapters: Public Realm, Community Spaces, On the Move, Compact Living and Extra Space. The 53 case studies include a park bench that transforms into a shelter for the homeless in Australia, an inflatable treetop structure for rainforest observation, a portable house for victims of hurricane Katrina, a transportable church in Finland, and a suspended office in France.

Architecture & DesignArchitecture Publisher: Laurence King Publishing Publication Date: 16/02/2009 ISBN-13: 9781856695947  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Ruth Slavid is Special Projects Editor for The Architects' Journal. She is the author of Wood Architecture (2005) and Wood Houses (2006), both published by Laurence King.

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