Title: Garden cities in theory and practice; being an amplification of a paper on the potentialities of applied science in a garden city, read before Section F of the British Association
Year: 1905 (1900s)
Authors: Sennett, Alfred Richard
Subjects: Garden cities
Publisher: London, Bemrose
Contributing Library: Robarts – University of Toronto
Digitizing Sponsor: University of Toronto
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Hexamultiple Dwellings—Plan (Half in Section) PLAN OF HEXAMULTIPLE AETISAN DWELLINGS. The hexamultiple building shown would stand in the centre of ahexagonal plot of land comprising exactly one acre. It would betenanted by six families, so that each would have one-sixth of an acreof land. For this purpose the hexagonal building—which, by reason ofits having its corners chamfered, becomes an irregular duodecahedron—comprises six distinct houses. Each house consists of a living room,scullery, entrance lobby, bathroom, w.c, and one bedroom on the 262 D ground floor, with two spacious bedrooms and a smaller one, or store-room, on the upper floor. By a slight modification in the arrangementof the interior doorways, each may comprise two living-rooms on theground floor, with three bedrooms above. These are for family dwellings, but a similar arrangement may beadapted for bachelors or smaller families by arranging the apartmentsas flats. The accommodation would then consist in each cas
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