Design > Small, Attached, Prototypical, Adaptable


  • Video: Slow Home Studio, including managing overlooking neighbors, “clear” and “poor” floorplans, staircases, and entries.
  • Blog: Small-Scale City
  • Print: Atelier Bow-Wow, Pet Architecture Guide Book Vol. 2.
  • Print: Robert Dalziel & Sheila Qureshi, House in the City: Home Truths in Urban Architecture.
  • Print: Eric Firley & Caroline Stahl, Urban Housing Handbook.
  • Print: Avi Friedman, Narrow Houses: New Directions in Efficient Design.
  • Print: Adam Mornement & Annabel Biles, Infill: New Houses for Urban Sites.
  • Print: Sam Newberg, “Little Infill”, Urban Land 2012-03/04, p. 102.
  • Print: Peter Skinner, “When a Little Is a Lot: An Architect's View”, Queensland Planner, Vol. 44 No. 1 (2004-03)


  • Video: Store Front.  Also gallery: Store Front.  Also print: James Murray & Karla, Store Front: The Disappearing Face of New York.
  • Gallery: Full Frontal TO.  Also print: Shawn Micallef & Patrick Cummins, Full Frontal TO: Exploring Toronto's Architectural Vernacular.
  • E-Publication: Frontage Secrets by Brown Design Studio


  • Site: Living Together: Tenements
  • Site: Missing Middle Housing
  • Site: "What Makes Paris Look Like Paris?" including videopaperopen-source codeParis/non game.
  • E-Publication: Jacob Wegman, "What Happened to the Three-Decker?", Master Thesis MIT 2006-09.
  • Print: Steven Holl, Pamphlet Architecture #5: The Alphabetical City.
  • Print: Steven Holl, Pamphlet Architecture #9: Rural & Urban House Types.
  • Print: Doug Kelbaugh, “Typology - An Architecture of Limits”, Architectural Theory Review, Vol. 1 Issue 2 (1996) pp. 33-52.
  • Print: James Tice, “Theme & Variations: A Typological Approach to Housing Design, Teaching, and Research”, Journal of Architectural Education, Vol. 46 No. 3 (1993-02) pp. 162-175.
  • Print: Courtyard Housing, ARCH 5110 Housing and Aggregation Studio 2009 fall (Northeastern University School of Architecture).