This page contains resources related to small, attached buildings in the area of Design, grouped by topics: Photos, Drawings, Guidelines, Green, City, and Architect.  Suggestions welcome!

Design > Photos

Design > Drawings

Design > Guidelines

Design > Green

  • E-Publication: OTR Green Historic Study (Over-the-Rhine Foundation)
  • E-Publication: Greening New York City’s Historic Buildings: Green Rowhouse Manual (Municipal Art Society of New York) 88 pages.
  • Print: Helena Hashim & Norafida Ghafar, “Exploring Historical Shop-House and Townhouse Vernacular Architectural Design and Elements as a Solution for Successful Passive low Energy Housing”, The Challenge of Awareness in Developing Societies, ed. Dana Raydan & Habib Melki, pp. 197-202, presented at Passive and Low Energy Architecture, Beirut, Lebanon, 2005-11.
  • Print: Pattaranan Takkanon, “Design Guidelines for Indoor Comfort in Row Houses in Hot-humid Climates” (University of Queensland School of Geography, Planning & Architecture dissertation 2006), presented at Passive and Low Energy Architecture, Geneva, Switzerland 2006-09.

Design > City

  • Print: Bainbridge Bunting, Houses of Boston’s Back Bay (Harvard University Belknap 1999) 511 pages.
  • Print: Randall Cotton & Jeffrey Cohen, “Vernacular houses: The Philadelphia Trinity house”, Old-House Journal, Vol. 20 No.3 (1992-05/06) p. 4.
  • Print: Elizabeth McCall, Old Philadelphia Houses on Society Hill, 1750-1840 (1966).
  • Print: Stephen & Wanda Mouzon, The Bienville Collection.
  • Print: Kevin Murphy, The Houses of Greenwich Village (Abrams 2008), 224 pages.
  • Print: Alice Read, “Making a House a Home in a Philadelphia Neighborhood”, Perspectives in Vernacular Architecture, Vol. 2 (1986) pp. 192-199.
  • Print: Virginia Restemeyer & E. Weiner, Hip and Hidden Philadelphia: The Unexpected House in a City of Tradition (Probasco Haus 2012).
  • Print: Henk Zantkuijl, Bouwen in Amsterdam (Architectura & Natura 2007) 758 pages.
  • Print: Eugene Atget: Paris (Taschen 2008) 252 pages.

Design > Architect

  • Print: Mark Hewitt, The Architecture of Mott B. Schmidt (Rizolli 1991) 165 pages.

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