Living over the store : architecture and local urban life

by Davis Howard Published by : Routledge (London) Physical details: viii,256p. ISBN:0415783178. Year: 2012 List(s) this item appears in: L3 oikopolis | notions of domesticity
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CONTENTS Preface vi Introduction1 A quintessential urban building Part I: THE SHOP/HOUSE AS A GLOBAL PHENOMENON 11 1 Shophouses of Asia 15 2 The shop in the palazzo 33 3 Merchants' houses of northern and western Europe 49 4 From London to Main Street 67 Part II: THE FABRIC OF EVERYDAY LIFE 85 5 Living and working in the city 89 6 The geography of mixed uses 99 7 Adaptable buildings and flexible economics 115 8 The architecture of hybrid types 141 Part IlI : THE DEATH AND LIFE OFTHE MODEST SHOP/HOUSE 171 9 The gradual separation of family and business 175 10 The building culture of the divided city 189 11 Toward a resilient urbanism 203 Conclusion 229 Hybrid urban practice Bibliography 233 Index 251 Plates between pp. 120-121

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