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I was happy to find out that I’m not the only one who has been plugging Quadruple Houses on the internet. I discovered Robert via the comments to one of my posts - he gave me the link to his website.
You can find his ideas for cross-plan quadruple houses. Robert sees them as a suitable type of house for new-urbanist neighbourhoods.
Four quadruple houses, equivalent to four detached houses, are linked to form a cruciform block.
Instead of rows of detached single family homes which have skinny yards around the house which are hardly useable, the cross-form quadruple houses place all the green area in the front garden.
Based in Alabama, he discovered the quadruple house through Frank Lloyd Wright.
This is a walk along the main road:
So Robert, welcome to the club!
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this is great ! makes
perfect sense. i can't
understand why the idea
hasnt caught on. the rest
of the world doesnt know
what its missing :)
I know that these quadruple houses are now getting built in Malaysia in quite a small number of projects. I'm trying to find out if there are more of them in other countries.
Thanks for your comments!
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