Housing and Dwelling : Perspectives on Modern Domestic Architecture, Paperback / softback Book

Housing and Dwelling : Perspectives on Modern Domestic Architecture Paperback / softback

Edited by Barbara Miller Lane



Housing and Dwelling collects the best in recent scholarly and philosophical writings that bear upon the history of domestic architecture in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

Lane combines exemplary readings that focus on and examine the issues involved in the study of domestic architecture, taken from an innovative and informed combination of philosophy, history, social science, art, literature and architectural writings.

Uniquely, the readings underline the point of view of the user of a dwelling and assess the impact of varying uses on the evolution of domestic architecture. This book is a valuable asset for students, scholars, and designers alike, exploring the extraordinary variety of methods, interpretations and source materials now available in this important field.

For students, it opens windows on the many aspects of domestic architecture.

For scholars, it introduces new, interdisciplinary points of view and suggests directions for further research.

It acquaints practising architects in the field of housing design with history and methods and offers directions for future design possibilities.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 480 pages, 85 Halftones, black and white
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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  • Category: Residential buildings, domestic buildings
  • ISBN: 9780415346566



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