Courtyard Houses: A Housing Typology by Günter Pfeifer, Per Brauneck

By Günter Pfeifer, Per Brauneck

To proceed constructing current development kinds in an clever means is an important job within the box of residential construction. A deeper knowing of the underlying kinds is necessary for the good fortune of the person layout, in addition to for making sure that attempted and confirmed constructions can be used, repeated, and sundry in a wide selection of situations.

For this typology of residential structures, the authors have built systematic new displays of the main cutting edge varieties. each one person quantity lays out the chances for utilizing and remodeling a selected kind of residential structure.

The first quantity bargains with some of the different types of the courtyard residence, which makes use of the courtyard as an intimate open air residing house. A presentation of the courtyard as a development block of the town is by means of insurance of the whole spectrum of sorts - cluster, community, carpet, terraces, etc.

The moment quantity is dedicated to a number of the varieties of row condo, a very common kind of residential constitution. A normal dialogue of the row as organizing precept - the row as city construction block, linear house, methods of dealing with corners - is through the systematic presentation of the several types.

Within every one variety, variations are distinct based on how they manage house, their variety of flooring, and so on. the variety of attainable recommendations is gifted in uniform floor plans newly interested in scale.

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A separate flat facing east is accessed via a small bridge. r -------- 1- I I Longitudinal sect ion I· II U 0 _ 2nd upper floor 49 B Garden courtyard house Three storeys North-south orientation This small three-storey garden courtyard house features a staircase providing access to split levels. The special feature of this house is a sunken courtyard half a storey below ground level. The kitchen, dining area and living room are oriented to this courtyard. A J staircase connects the sunken courtyard with the exterior.

Towards the east, the small courtyard is closed-off by a storage room. Both personal rooms on the first floor receive daylight from two sides. An additional ro [ west-facing roof terrace increases the ~ 7 quality of living this small house offers. I [=:J I ~ A skylight provides sufficient daylight I for the bathroom on the first floor. Upper floor I" :. ~ ~ "s 6- System houses Neu-Ulm, 1998 G. A. S.

On illill mm the ground floor, the living rooms face I I I I I I I I r~~ ~ n '" U 0 ~ ~ O ~ 0 '\ 0 J:::::J lY~ J ( I D DO floor and on the opposite side of the LJ 0 0 n DO nects the personal rooms on the first n 11- south and are oriented towards the courtyard. A single-flight staircase con- I I I I I size on the ground floor. The first floor with two more three-bedroom apart- U DO courtyard. This configuration creates Upper floor an intimate courtyard situation. Due to the mono-pitch roof it receives ample ------------, daylight.

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