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Apartment buildings: plan atlas

Author: Chueca, P., George, W., Rojals, M., Noden, J.
Year: 2009
Type: Book


This work features more than 200 examples of contemporary buildings, showing strategies implemented by the architects to overcome restrictions of space, time and the environment. Guidelines, specifications and environmental considerations are reviewed in theoretical and practical terms. All plans and descriptive texts have been selected in consultation with the architects involved. The projects include a number relevant to the needs of the elderly and seniors. These include: "KCAP, Architects and Planners: Homes for the elderly in Emerald" (106-109); "Kada & Wittfeld: St. Niklaus senior citizens home" (130-131); "Thierry Naberes & Jacques Fourcade: Residence for the elderly" (156-157); "m.a.a.s.t. architects: Residence for dependent elderly persons" (158-159); "Mecanoo Architecten: Housing for the elderly" (200-201); "Erick van Egeraat Architects: Housing for seniors" (226-227); "Josep Lluis Mateo & Jaume Avellaneda: Residence for senior citizens" (294-295); "Ignacio Vicens & Jose Antonio Ramos: Residence for elderly" (300-301); "Architecture Studio: Retirement residence" (336-337); "Kada + Wittfeld: Senior citizens home" (346-349); "Maurer & Orsi architectes: Nursing home "Raymond Thomas" (350-353); "Moro & Moro: Housing for the elderly in Russo" (364-365); Hentrich, Petschnigg & Partner: Home for the elderly in Wesel" (366-367); "Bruno Jean Hubert & Michel Roy: Residence Jours Heureux" (368-369); "Toyo Ito: Housing for the elderly in Yatsuhiro" (372-373); "Nickl & Partner architeken: Hospital and Centre for the Elderly" (376-377); "Maurer & Orsi: Housing for the elderly in Maxent" (380-381); "Brenac-Gonzalez: Retirement home La Chocolatiere" (384-385); Arkkitehtitoimisto NVO" (394-395); "Helin & Co Architects: Sandels, housing for senior citizens" 408-409); "Magendie, Fauconnet & Leopold: Hospital Maison Blanche" (410-411); "Klaus Kada: Home for the elderly" (448-451); "Liisa & Markku Sievanen: Ulrika Eleonora" (478-479); "Soisick Cleret: Residence for elderly" (482-483); "Koen Van Synghel: 19 service flats for pensioners" (494-495).

Further Details

Short Title Complete plan atlas
Publish Location Barcelona
Publisher Links
ISBN/ISSN 9788496969056, 8496969053
Accession Number July, 2011
Notes Cover title: Complete plan atlas: over 200 examples of contemporary drawings, sketches and plans
Keywords older, housing, design

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