#06 Suburbia + Typology
The Modern-Greek Maison Dom-ino
Nikos Magouliotis (architect) describes the architecture of the Greek Maison Dom-ino; an ad-hoc and pragmatic form of development that has slowly reshaped the landscape of Greece since its emergence in the post-war period.
The Semi-detached House: Its Place in Suburban Housing
Jim Murphy (Emeritus Dean of Architecture UCD) surveys the history of the semi-detached house, uncovering its possible origins, eventual crystalisation and subsequent variations; as well as its role in the suburbanisation of Ireland.
Low-rise housing in Adamstown: A Typological Study
Susan Dawson (architect/tutor CCAE) sets out the realities of designing a 21st Century housing project in Adamstown, Co. Dublin and imagines an alternative typology for building a suburb.