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Movable architecture

Author: Ross Gilbert
Publisher: Mulgrave, Victoria, Australia : The Images Publishing Group Pty Ltd, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focusing on the requirement for energy-efficient sustainable architecture with a small carbon footprint, this book explores the many ways in which containers can be renovated to create housing and more. With environmentally friendly design, low associated costs and ease of mobility, containers could be a great future contributor to the development of low-carbon architecture. This book features a detailed analysis of  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ross Gilbert
ISBN: 9781864707694 1864707690
OCLC Number: 1054288676
Description: 269 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), plans ; 31 cm
Contents: Usages of container buildings --
The adaptive design combinations --
Basic modification procedures for container building construction --
Cultural design --
Commercial space design --
Residential design --
Office design.
Responsibility: edited by Ross Gilbert.

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Focusing on the requirement for energy-efficient sustainable architecture with a small carbon footprint, this book explores the many ways in which containers can be renovated to create housing and more. With environmentally friendly design, low associated costs and ease of mobility, containers could be a great future contributor to the development of low-carbon architecture. This book features a detailed analysis of over 40 container projects, each with their own prominent features. These are presented alongside landscape plans, technical drawings and text explanations. In addition to the case studies, design guidelines are supplied alongside information regarding the relevant construction standards for container buildings, making this book both inspirational and a practical resource for designers and architects.

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