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Upgrade 2 is the follow-up to Upgrade, Gestalten's hugely successful title on home extensions, alterations and refurbishments. While the need for housing continues to grow, so does architects' interest in responsible building practices. The renovation of old homes, or repurposing of existing sturctures for housing, occupies the convergence of these two concerns. The results are not only far more eco-conscious, but also thrillingly creative, from pre-fab housing on a budget to lush suburban residences, and even former churches or barns. Presenting both the technical aspects and the particular stories of each case, Upgrade 2 is the reference book for those who want to give the past something more than a fresh coat of paint.

 

Details

ISBN: 9783899559798
Audience: General
Format: Hardback
Number of Pages: 256
Publication Date: 25 Sep 2019
Publisher: Die Gestalten Verlag
Publication City, Country: Berlin, Germany
Dimensions (cm): 30(H) x 24(L)

 

Reviews

"Explores the infinite possibilities of reinventing a house, often looking beyond big budget projects." -- DOMUS MAGAZINE (Italy)
"brings together stories of incredible renovations. " -- CNN STYLE IG UK
"The Home Upgrade is a book that goes beyond large-budget projects..." (translated from Spanish) -- ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST SPAIN

 

The Home Upgrade: New Homes in Remodeled Buildings
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