Architecture / Regional

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Of Greater Dignity than Riches

Of Greater Dignity than Riches

Austerity and Housing Design in India

A Comprehensive History of the Architectural Design Projects that Defined India

Improvised Cities

Improvised Cities

Architecture, Urbanization, and Innovation in Peru

The History of Aided Self-Help Housing in Peru

Ideals of the Body

Ideals of the Body

Architecture, Urbanism, and Hygiene in Postrevolutionary Paris

Modern hygienic urbanism originated in the airy boulevards, public parks, and sewer system that transformed the Parisian cityscape in the mid-nineteenth century. Sun-Young Park reveals how anxieties about health and social order, which manifested in emerging ideals of the body, created a uniquely spatial and urban experience of modernity in the postrevolutionary capital, one profoundly impacted by hygiene, mobility, productivity, leisure, spectacle, and technology.

Manufacturing a Socialist Modernity

Manufacturing a Socialist Modernity

Housing in Czechoslovakia, 1945-1960

The first comprehensive history of architectural practice and the emergence of prefabricated housing in the Eastern Bloc. Through discussions of individual architects and projects, as well as building typologies, professional associations, and institutional organization, Zarecor opens a rare window into the cultural and economic life of Eastern Europe during the early postwar period.

Total 4 results found.