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Revised edition of the reference work

Floor Plan Manual Housing

Ed. by Heckmann, Oliver / Schneider, Friederike

In collab. with Zapel, Eric


    59,95 € / $68.99 / £49.99*

    5th rev. and expand. ed.
    Publication Date:
    October 2017
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    • Fifth revised edition with new projects and contributions
    • With upgraded visual appearance and a new key color
    • Access to the content is facilitated by various index functions

    Aims and Scope

    For decades, the Floor Plan Manual Housing has been one of the reference works in architecture. It documents and analyses 165 international residential buildings realized between 1945 and 2017. The 5th revised edition has been extended by 30 new projects.

    The focus of the book is on high-quality examples that are exemplary and transferrable and on concepts that are innovative and trendsetting. The systematic presentation of all projects makes it possible for readers to compare and evaluate the floor plans in order to derive inspiration from the ideas and strategies for their own work.

    The introductory essays on theory and history have been re-written and updated, and provide a clearly structured overview of residential construction and its development over the last 70 years.


    33.0 x 24.0 cm
    368 pages
    1580 Fig.
    Type of Publication:
    Specialist Text

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    Prof. Oliver Heckmann, architect, Singapore University of Technology and Design; Friederike Schneider, architect, stage designer, Berlin

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