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New Country Houses
By Carles Broto
Instituto Monsa de Ediciones
Distributed By Trans-Atlantic Publications
230 Pages, Illustrated, 13.25 x 10 x 1.2
It seems logical that after the disproportionate growth of cities that took place for decades following World War II, a counter-development would occur.
And it did Stagnation of 'urban sprawl' runs parallel to the rediscovery of the country house as a typology able to adapt to the demands of the new century: economy, respect for the environment, use of ecological materials and energy saving.New Country Houses presents a totally new vision of the country house together with plans, construction details and the many innovations and interpretations to which it lends itself.
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