URBAN STUDIES AND THEORY

PUBLISHER
NAI010 PUBLISHERS

BOOK FORMAT
Paperback, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 256 pgs / illustrated throughout.

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PUB DATE
Active

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D.A.P. EXCLUSIVE
CATALOG: SPRING 2013 p. 173   

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ISBN 9789064505980 FLAT40
LIST PRICE: $29.95 CDN $35.00

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Frame and Generic Space

Published by nai010 publishers
Text by Bernard Leupen.

The average lifespan of a house is somewhere around 100 years. During that time it will see many mutations in household composition and related spatial rituals. Designers are therefore faced with the task of giving form to something that is constantly subject to change. Many studies into flexibility focus on the changeable, on movable partitions and variation in the internal layout. The present study takes not the changeable but the permanent as its departure-point. The permanent--i.e. the more durable component of the house or building--constitutes the frame within which change can take place, while the frame defines the generic space, the space in which change can occur.

Frame and Generic Space

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