This page contains resources related to small, adaptable buildings in the area of Design grouped by topics: Small, Attached, Prototypical, and Adaptable.  Suggestions welcome!

Design > Small

Design > Attached

  • Video: “Making Urban Facades“, presented at CNU 20.
  • Video: Store Front.  Also gallery: Store Front.  Also print: James Murray & Karla, Store Front: The Disappearing Face of New York (Ginko 2009) 336 pages.
  • Gallery: Full Frontal TO.  Also print: Shawn Micallef & Patrick Cummins, Full Frontal TO: Exploring Toronto’s Architectural Vernacular (Coach House 2012) 200 pages.
  • E-Publication: Frontage Secrets by Brown Design Studio

Design > Prototypical

  • Site: Interface Studio Architects, 100K Houses, Flexhouse
  • Site: Rational House
  • Site: Brown Design Studio, Single Family – Townhouses (14, 18, and 30 feet wide)
  • Site: Living Together: Tenements with Andrew Dolkart
  • Site: “What Makes Paris Look Like Paris?” including videopaperopen-source codeParis/non game
  • Video: “Multifamily Residential Building Types for an Enhanced Public Realm“, presented at CNU 20.
  • Print: Steven Holl, Pamphlet Architecture #5: The Alphabetical City, (Princeton Architectural 1995) 72 pages.
  • Print: Steven Holl, Pamphlet Architecture #9: Rural & Urban House Types (Princeton Architectural 1995) 60 pages.
  • Print: Doug Kelbaugh, “Typology – An Architecture of Limits”, Architectural Theory Review, Vol. 1 Issue 2 (1996) pp. 33-52.
  • Print: James McCown, “Row House, Town House, Brownstone”, Boston Globe 2005-10-09.
  • Print: James Tice, “Theme and Variations: A Typological Approach to Housing Design, Teaching, and Research”, Journal of Architectural Education, Vol. 46 No. 3 (1993-02) pp. 162-175.
  • Print: Courtyard Housing, ARCH 5110 Housing and Aggregation Studio 2009 fall (Northeastern University School of Architecture).

Design > Adaptable

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