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Courtyard housing as an alternative for American living

Xiaodu Liu

Courtyard housing as an alternative for American living

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Written in English

  • Courtyard houses -- United States,
  • Architecture, Domestic -- United States,
  • Architecture, Domestic -- Designs and plans

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    Statementby Xiaodu Liu
    ContributionsMiami University (Oxford, Ohio). Architecture Dept
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 56, [2] leaves :
    Number of Pages56
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14968950M

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Courtyard housing was chosen because there are no regulatory or economic impediments to the implementation of the type and because well-designed courtyard housing could provide an alternative to. “The story of American public housing is one of quiet successes drowned out by loud failures,” writes Ed Goetz, a professor at the University of Minnesota, in his book.

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