This volume features a wide-ranging selection of residential buildings presented together with their floor plans. The collection illustrates current trends in the design of apartment blocks and the diversity of approaches to issues such as context and community, the efficient use of resources and the configuration urban neighborhoods. Each of the projects presented has been selected for its innovative layout and the originality of the design concepts and strategies employed. This book is a powerful tool to understanding the range of possibilities for the layout and configuration of apartment buildings.
Between Party Walls / One street facade, Two street facades. Blocks / Linear, Forming open courtyards, Forming closed courtyards. Towers / Orthogonal floor plans, Circular floor plans, Complex geometry.