Contemporary Design in Detail
Small Environments (NIPB)
By (author) Yanna Chan
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Contemporary Design in Detail by Yanna Chan
Book DescriptionThis series provides a powerful presentation of the most challenging and evolving architectural and design categories. "Small Environments" focuses on the type of architectural details that make up distinctive residential spaces under 1,200 square feet (120 square meters). It presents recent work by architects from around the globe in colour photographs and architectural drawings. Rather than simply another compendium of small projects, the book is structured according to categories of architectural detail. It includes sections on components essential to the design of small spaces, such as built-in pieces, mobile systems, storage, outdoor rooms, siting strategies, and daylighting details.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781592535033
(229mm x 279mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Rockport Publishers Inc.
Publisher: Rockport Publishers Inc.
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United States
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Focuses on the type of architectural details in distinctive, sustainable residential spaces. This book includes sections on components, such as cooling or shading devices, building techniques that create minimal impact on the land, active systems, and the use of sustainable materials, as well as those that are salvaged or recyclable.
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Author Biography - Yanna Chan
Yenna Chan has taught design and architectural history in Boston, where she worked for the architectural journal Assemblage and practiced residential architecture at the firm of Robert Luchetti Associates. She earned a bachelor's degree from Cornell University School of Architecture and a master's degree in Architectural Theory from Harvard Design School.
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