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The Resource Houses in motion: the genesis, history and development of the portable building

Houses in motion: the genesis, history and development of the portable building

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Houses in motion: the genesis, history and development of the portable building
Title
Houses in motion: the genesis, history and development of the portable building
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Explores the design of portable, transportable, demountable and temporary buildings. Using examples, such as Buckminster Fuller's Whichita House and Nicholas Grimshaw's British Pavilion for Expo '92, the author looks at the development of these buildings from prehistoric times to the present day
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UkLiU
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Kronenburg, Robert
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Buildings, Portable
  • Architecture
Label
Houses in motion: the genesis, history and development of the portable building
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 134-142) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ch. I. Prehistoric and Traditional Portable Buildings -- Ch. II. Non-Architectural Precedents -- Ch. III. The Age of Invention: Technological Change Before 1900 -- Ch. IV. Twentieth Century Innovators -- Ch. V. Military Engineering -- Ch. VI. The Construction Industries -- Ch. VII. Contemporary Design -- Ch. VIII. Shelter After Disaster -- Ch. IX. Prototypes and Predictions -- Ch. X. The Image and Identity of Portable Architecture
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
144 pages
Isbn
9781854903952
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Label
Houses in motion: the genesis, history and development of the portable building
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 134-142) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ch. I. Prehistoric and Traditional Portable Buildings -- Ch. II. Non-Architectural Precedents -- Ch. III. The Age of Invention: Technological Change Before 1900 -- Ch. IV. Twentieth Century Innovators -- Ch. V. Military Engineering -- Ch. VI. The Construction Industries -- Ch. VII. Contemporary Design -- Ch. VIII. Shelter After Disaster -- Ch. IX. Prototypes and Predictions -- Ch. X. The Image and Identity of Portable Architecture
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
144 pages
Isbn
9781854903952
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)

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