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The Prefabricated Home.

The Prefabricated Home.


Davies, Colin.

Pap. London, 2005

Book ID: 66178

Outlines the methods and motives of prefabricated buildings and assesses their architectural implications. Davies traces the origins of the branded building phenomenon with examples ranging from the Dymaxion bathroom to IKEA's "Bo Klok" house. He also analyzes the use of industrialized buildings worldwide and contrasts the aesthetic concerns of architects against the economic ones of building manufacturers.

223 pp., 70 halftone illus.