Ranches, Rowhouses, and Railroad Flats: American Homes: How They Shape Our Landscapes and Neighborhoods

Ranches Rowhouses and Railroad Flats American Homes How They Shape Our Landscapes and Neighborhoods What are the basic requirements for a home Christine Hunter looks at how legal cultural and technological standards have developed and examines current criteria for a minimum standard family home

  • Title: Ranches, Rowhouses, and Railroad Flats: American Homes: How They Shape Our Landscapes and Neighborhoods
  • Author: Christine Hunter
  • ISBN: 9780393731866
  • Page: 244
  • Format: Paperback
  • What are the basic requirements for a home Christine Hunter looks at how legal, cultural, and technological standards have developed, and examines current criteria for a minimum standard family home, in three possible forms freestanding house, attached house, and apartment She discusses interior spaces, connections to the immediate outdoors, mechanical and plumbing coWhat are the basic requirements for a home Christine Hunter looks at how legal, cultural, and technological standards have developed, and examines current criteria for a minimum standard family home, in three possible forms freestanding house, attached house, and apartment She discusses interior spaces, connections to the immediate outdoors, mechanical and plumbing connections, and connections to society She emphasizes the varied and often conflicting environmental concerns, and examines how homes are grouped and combined with other building types and open spaces into neighborhoods.

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    1. This a really interesting and very illuminating look at the history of American housing. It examines both the causes and effects of American's obsession with single family homes, developments, and the car.

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