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Intensified Density — Densification strategies for the peri-urban zone using modular construction principles

 

Could a small scale densification strategy for the peri-urban zone, using modular construction, and existing infrastructure on empty plots of land, offer a competing alternative, not only to the sprawl of single family dwellings but also to large housing projects, so called smart city developments?

Book Intensified Density
Book Intensified Density

This publication is an interim report on the current status of a practice-based research project and supplemented by contributions addressing the topics of densification, peri-urbanity, the commons and many more.

Research and publication by KOEN – Institute of Construction and Design Principles, TU-Graz in cooperation with the ITE – Institute of Structural Design, TU-Graz and the University of Applied Siences Potsdam, with further contributions by Sophie Wolfrum, Marianne Skjulhaug, Elke Pahl-Weber, Matthew Griffin, Mathieu Wellner, Aglaée Degros, Francesco Ciari and Sanela Pansinger.

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Intensified Density
Densification strategies for the peri-urban zone using modular construction principles

Editors: Petra Petersson, Petra Kickenweitz, Christina Linortner, Bernadette Krejs

Published by: KOEN – Institute of Construction and Design Principles, TU Graz – Faculty of Architecture
© 2018 Verlag der Technischen Universität Graz

336 pages
Softcover
210 x 260 cm

ISBN (print): 978-3-85125-591-1
ISBN (e-book): 978-3-85125-592-8
DOI: 10.3217/978-3-85