Courtyard Houses: A Housing Typology

By Günter Pfeifer, Per Brauneck

To proceed constructing current development kinds in an clever approach is a vital activity within the box of residential construction. A deeper realizing of the underlying kinds is quintessential for the good fortune of the person layout, in addition to for making sure that attempted and established buildings can be used, repeated, and sundry in a large choice of situations.

For this typology of residential constructions, the authors have built systematic new shows of the main leading edge forms. every one person quantity lays out the probabilities for utilizing and reworking a selected kind of residential structure.

The first quantity bargains with many of the sorts of the courtyard condo, which makes use of the courtyard as an intimate open air residing area. A presentation of the courtyard as a construction block of town is by way of insurance of the whole spectrum of varieties - cluster, community, carpet, terraces, etc.

The moment quantity is dedicated to some of the different types of row condo, a very common type of residential constitution. A normal dialogue of the row as organizing precept - the row as city development block, linear area, methods of dealing with corners - is via the systematic presentation of the various types.

Within every one kind, versions are distinct in keeping with how they arrange house, their variety of flooring, and so forth. the diversity of attainable suggestions is gifted in uniform floor plans newly attracted to scale.

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The partial basement could be accessed from the interior courtyard through an external staircase. This condo kind will be prepared Ii= with both a west or south orientation. II IIIII \'\' because of the simplicity of the ground plan, most sensible view of the roof development expenditures may be anticipated to be low. 000 o zero l> indifferent condo Krems, 1998 Ernst Linsberger + flooring flooring 26 El backyard courtyard condominium unmarried storey North-south orientation This courtyard condominium sort is an instance of an fiscal structure and daylighting of an easy, single-storey residential construction with an internal courtyard. The entrance's place in a deep recess allows separate entry to the 4 own rooms alongside a hallway. own rooms are orientated in the direction of the outside, in the direction of the interior courtyard, which additionally presents sunlight for the eating sector and the open kitchenette. The room connecting the outside with the kitchen can be utilized as a secondary or garage room and replaces the basement. the massive lounge with its mentioned longitudinal orientation opens up broadly in the direction of the outside; although, in the direction of the internal courtyard it opens in basic terms on the finish of the room. The spatial association and the bizarre format of this room make for differentiated thoughts of use past that of a front room; it could possibly even be used as a piece house, for instance. This residence kind should be orientated south or north. workforce of homes" Amstelveenseweg" Amsterdam, 1998 Claus en Kaan 28 n Longitudina l sect ion best view of th e roof J DI(1~ .... a. J r ""\ ~ l ~ I I-\.. . --1 J +- U "_ 1\ ~ 01 ~ "--. I DODD I DODD D I I floor flooring 29 EJ backyard courtyard residence unmarried storey North-south orientation D move part those very generously dimensioned courtyard homes are coated up on the front to a residential improvement. The strictly south-facing homes are encompassed through a quarry stone wall that includes just one establishing at the north facet for entry. This wal l runs alongside the complete size of the home and ends up in a double storage, which .. / o o defines the doorway situated subsequent to a courtyard at the west aspect. the doorway leads at once into the kitchen zone; there's no air capture or hallway. n 4 own rooms, prepared alongside a continuing hallway, will be accessed from the following. The closed-off aspect of the hallway contains outfitted- in cabinets alongside the size of the home, which obtain sunlight via accompanying skylights that make f or an expressive mild. The rooms are complemented via t hree toilets with bath and to i- LJ permit. Al l rooms function storey-high and lintel-free contin uous sliding glass partitions starting as much as the internal courtyard that LJ contains a swimming pool surrounded by means of a eco-friendly garden. workforce of homes "Quinta da Barca ' t Casa da Marina, 1997 Joao Alvaro Rocha flooring flooring 30 B backyard courtyard residence unmarried storey East-west orientation the ground plan of this unmarried storey shared courtyard residence variety is perforated by way of 4 courtyards. The access backyard presents direct entry to the openplan front room, which positive factors niches serving as secondary rooms.

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