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Prefab Houses

Sergi Costa Duran

9783836511438

Taschen GmbH


Architecture; Architectural structure & design

Paperback

192 pages

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This book presents 25 international examples of prefabricated architecture in a contemporary context. This book shows around 25 international houses that are based on modular and prefabrication systems. All of them have ecological advantages in comparison to standard construction systems, since they represent a more effective use of resources and a reduction of construction time and therewith costs. All houses are built in factories, carried by road and assembled on site. Thus, building materials can be used more economically and very few refuse is produced during construction. Due to the actual spread of technologies and construction typologies, the international prefabrication industry can deliver up-to-date houses, aesthetically modern, and with an average rank of prizes from very cheap solutions to more exclusive ones, depending on the main material used (wood, steel, galvanised aluminum and concrete).

Edited by:   Sergi Costa Duran
Imprint:   Taschen GmbH
Country of Publication:   Germany
Dimensions:   Height: 180mm,  Width: 215mm,  Spine: 17mm
Weight:   676g
ISBN:  

9783836511438


ISBN 10:   3836511436
Pages:   192
Publication Date:   April 2009
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
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