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Author Rowe, Peter G.

Title Modernity and housing / Peter G. Rowe.

Published Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, [1993]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Archit  363.50904 ROWE    DUE 07-01-20
 UniM Store  363.50904 ROWE GD10    AVAILABLE
Physical description 408 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [383]-400) and index.
Summary Starting from the question of how the design of modern housing can be successful, Peter Rowe explores the social, cultural, and expressive history of housing at two crucial moments: the first large-scale developments along modernist lines in the 1920s, and the widespread reconsideration of modernist principles in the 1970s.
Subject Housing -- History -- 20th century -- Case studies.
Housing development -- History -- 20th century -- Case studies.
Architecture, Domestic -- History -- 20th century -- Case studies.
ISBN 0262181517