The book "Three Ways of Assembling a House" is based on the research project: "Architectural Quality, User Requirements and Mass Customisation in Industrial Building Systems". The research was carried out by CINARK – Centre for Industrialised Architecture at The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Architecture, Copenhagen.
The book takes a look at the implementation of industrialised building systems in the scandinavian building practice of today - a field which is still in development and therefore in need of an architectonic discussion of what course it should take.
The Scandinavian construction industry is characterised by high quality craftsmanship, but also by an array of highly industrialised, but not always coordinated, building systems. This book aims to shed some light on these systems and their underlying concepts. By looking at both the systems themselves, the way they are produced and the business models behind them, the systems and concepts are assessed in their broader organisational context and not just as physical manifestations of their design intentions.
The book aims to inspire the development of new industrialised solutions that go hand in hand with architectural ingenuity.
The book is sponsored by Dreyers Fond.
Three Ways of Assembling a House
by Anne Beim, Jesper Nielsen and Kasper Sánchez Vibæk
Info:168 pages, 21 x 26 cm, soft cover
Price: 200,- DKK excl. VAT