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Architecture and the welfare state / edited by Mark Swenarton, Tom Avermaete and Dirk van den Heuvel.

Publication:
Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2015.
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vi, 353 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Edition:
First edition.
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Subjects:
Architecture and state -- Europe, Western -- History -- 20th century.
Architecture and society -- Europe, Western -- History -- 20th century.
Welfare state -- Europe, Western -- History -- 20th century.
Architecture and society.
Architecture and state.
Welfare state.
Western Europe.
Form/Genre:
History.
Contents:
Part I. Cultures and continuities : From red superblock to green megastructure: municipal socialism as model and challenge / Eve Blau
The welfare state in Flanders: de-pillarization and the nebulous city / Hilde Heymen and Janina Gosseye
The beginnings of high-rise social housing in the long 1940s: the case of the LCC and the Woodberry Down Estate / Simon Pepper
West Ham and the welfare state 1945-1970: a suitable case for treatment? / Nicholas Bullock
Part II. Critiques and contradictions : Who needs 'needs'?: French post-war architecture and its critics / Łukasz Stanek
The open society and its experiments: the case of the Netherlands and Piet Blom / Dirk van den Heuvel
Where the motorways meet: architecture and corporatism in Sweden 1968 / Helena Mattsson
The Märkisches Viertel in West Berlin / Florian Urban
ALternatives to welfare state: self-build and do-it-yourself / Caroline Maniaque-Benton
Part III. National and international : From Knoxville to Bidonville: ATBAT and the architecture of the French welfare state / Tom Avermaete
High density without high rise: housing experiments of the 1950s by Patrick Hodgkinson / Mark Swenarton
Matteotti Village and Gallaratese 2: design criticism of the Italian welfare state / Luca Molinari
Exporting new towns: the welfare city in Africa / Michelle Provoost
From European welfare state to Asian capitalism: the transformation of 'British public housing' in Hong Kong and Singapore / Miles Glendinning
Appendix : Outcomes from the Liverpool Workshop 2012.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Swenarton, Mark, editor.
Avermaete, Tom, editor.
Heuvel, Dirk van den, 1968- editor.
Contains:
Blau, Eve, author. From red superblock to green megastructure.
ISBN:
9780415725392
0415725399
9780415725408
0415725402
9781315766928
1315766922
OCLC:
889930018