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Miklós Jancsó DLA, Dóra Máthé

Krisztina Bessenyei (contemporary experimental dwellings, extraordinary dwellings, vernacular dwellings)
Zsófia Dankó DLA (extraordinary dwellings)
Tibor Kecskés DLA (20th-century dwellings)
Péter Rabb PhD (vernacular dwellings)
Eszter Vágvölgyi (vernacular dwellings)

Csaba Masznyik (extraordinary dwellings, vernacular dwellings, contemporary experimental dwellings)
Eszter Götz (20th-century dwellings)

Máthé Dóra

Zsarnóczay Péter

We want to thank the teachers and students of the elective subjects The Analysis of Dwellings and Housing Construction from 1900 to the Present Day between 2014 and 2018, including Csaba Masznyik in the first place. Our semesters held together with him (20th Century Residences, 21st Century Residences, Organic and Expressive Residences, Residential Structures, Contemporary Classicism) provided the basis and encouragement for writing the chapter of the 20th-century dwellings.

The first three chapters of the Habitatio study materials have been published in 2013, supported by the European Union, co-financed by the European Social Fund.
The chapter of the 20th-century dwellings has been supported by the Lechner Knowledge Center in 2020.

Paul Oliver: Encyclopedia of Vernacular Architecture of the World (Cambridge, US: Cambridge University Press, 1998)
Norbert Schoenauer: 6000 Years of Housing (New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2003)
Paul Oliver: Dwellings (London and New York: Phaidon Press, 2007)
Istvánfi Gyula: Az építészet története: Őskor – Népi építészet (Budapest: Nemzeti Tankönyvkiadó, 2000)

Cathelijne Nuijsink: How to Make a Japanese House (Rotterdam: NAi Publishers, 2012)
Sou Fujimoto: Futurospective Architecture (Köln: Walther König, 2013)
Jun Igarashi: Construction of a State (Tokió: Toto, 2011)
Atelier Bow-Wow: Graphic Anatomy (Tokió: Toto, 2007)
Koh Kitayama, Yoshiharu Tsukamoto, Ryue Nishizawa: Tokyo
Metabolizing (Tokió: Toto, 2010)
Kumiko Inui: Episodes (Tokió: Inax, 2008)
Mark: Another Architecture, Issue 40 (Frame Publishers, 2013)

Kenneth Frampton: Modern Architecture: A Critical History, Fourth Edition (London: Thames and Hudson, 2007)
Charles Jencks: Jencks’ Theory of Evolution, an Overview of 20th Century Architecture. The Architectural Review, July 2000)
Adrian Meyer, Susanne Kuhlbrodt, Beat Aeberhard: Architecture – a Synoptic Vision (Basel / Boston: Birkhäuser, 2008)
Vitruvius: Ten Books on Architecure (Dover Publications, 1960)
Colin Davies: Key Houses of the Twentieth Century (London: Laurence King Publishing, 2006)
Hilary French: Key Urban Housing og the Twentieth Century (London: Laurence King Publishing, 2008)
Peter Gössel – Gabrielle Leuthauser: Functional architecture: The international style, 1925-1940 (Köln: Benedikt Taschen Verlag, 1990)
Peter Gössel – Gabrielle Leuthauser: Architecture in the twentieth century (Köln: Benedikt Taschen Verlag, 1991)