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Everingham Rotating House
- A 24-metre diameter octagon rotating house with a 3-metre, 360-degree verandah with exterior glass and steel walls. Features inside and outside galleries, FAQ and media references.
Gravel Springs Farm
- A late Federal style brick farmhouse, built in 1836 in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, now undergoing restoration. Illustrated history with references. Photographs of the setting.
Göran Ervin Schömer
- A senior researcher at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm provides his study "The Theory of the Production of Architectural Space" on the benefits of prefabricated housing.
- A web project by artist Pat Badani investigating the impact of new technologies on the home. Interviews with architects Craig Brandt, James (Rusty) Smith, Jamie Horwitz, TJ McLeish, Zoka Skorup, Whookiat Heng and Anand Bahtt.
- This interpretation centre provides a comprehensive guide to the development of housing in Québec from the 18th century to today. Includes listings of heritage houses to visit in the region.
- John Brown, Professor of Architecture at the University of Calgary, provides design-focused information for those aiming to step beyond the world of cookie cutter housing. Mission, advice, news and video interviews. Register to comment.
Tropical House Design
- Vincent Fischer-Zernin displays his design to open the house to the warmth and nature of the tropics. Examples in Thailand and Laos. [English and German.]
- Condominium apartments in Long Beach, California, designed in the French chateau style by Richard D. King in 1929. History, original brochure, photographs with commentary; related buildings.
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