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Shopping towns Europe, 1945–1975

Janina Gosseye

Janina Gosseye is a postdoctoral research fellow at TUDelft, the Netherlands. She has co-edited several books, including Hot Modernism: Queensland Architecture 1945-1975 (2015), Water Urbanisms (2008), Reclaiming (the Urbanism of) Mumbai (2009) and The Specific and the Singular – Architecture in Flanders (2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Tom Avermaete

Tom Avermaete is professor of architecture at TU Delft, the Netherlands. He is the author of Another Modern: the Post-War Architecture and Urbanism of Candilis-Josic-Woods (2005), and co-editor of Colonial Modern: Aesthetics of the Past, Rebellions for the Future (2010) and Structuralism Reloaded: Rule-Based Design in Architecture and Urbanism (2011). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Shopping Towns Europe : Commercial Collectivity and the Architecture of the Shopping Centre, 1945–1975

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The shopping center is one of the few new building types created in our time . … Because shopping centers represent groupings of structures and because of the underlying cooperative spirit involved, the need for environmental planning...

The Council of Industrial Design: Official Articulations of Street Furniture Design

Eleanor Herring

Eleanor Herring lectures in design history at Glasgow School of Art, Scotland, in product design at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and in fashion and sustainability at ESMOD, Berlin, Germany. She has published articles in various edited volumes and conference proceedings. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Street Furniture Design : Contesting Modernism in Post-War Britain

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...By the early 1940s, the view that an official machine was necessary to ensure better standards in design was shared by many parties, both in and outside of government. Neither the Design and Industries Association nor the Council for Art...

Warsaw Interiors: The Public Life of Private Spaces, 1949–65

Socialist Spaces : Sites of Everyday Life in the Eastern Bloc

Berg, 2002

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...Fourier, the dreamer, charmingly foretold that lemonade would flow in the seas. Does it flow? They drink water from the sea, crying: ‘lemonade!’ returning home secretly to vomit.Warsaw, as the capital of the People's Republic of Poland...

A Paper Atlantis

The Banham Lectures : Essays on Designing the Future

Berg, 2009

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...Few travellers to America in the twentieth century were as enthusiastic or observant as Reyner Banham. And few recognized as fully as he did how much perceptions could be mediated by images seen before one had entered the United States...

The Interior: Television, Gaming, and New Media

The Handbook of Interior Architecture and Design

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...The author would like to thank Andrew Milligan of Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, University of Dundee, for his assistance in the Big Brother section of this paper. Introduction This chapter is set in six scenes...

Accommodation and Agitation in Sevastopol: Redefining Socialist Space in the Postwar ‘City of Glory’

Socialist Spaces : Sites of Everyday Life in the Eastern Bloc

Berg, 2002

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...In late 1949 city officials stretched a banner that read ‘Sevastopolians! What have you done for the restoration of your hometown ’Slava Sevastopolia (hereafter Slava), 4 November 1949, p. 1. The translation of rodnoi gorod as ‘hometown...

The Climate Control Project: Modernism and Microclimatology, 1947–1952

Daniel A. Barber

Daniel A. Barber is an Assistant Professor of Architecture at Penn Design. He is an architectural historian with a research interest in the relationship between the design fields and the emergence of global environmental culture across the twentieth century. He is a leading voice in the field’s increasing interest in environmental concerns on both historical and theoretical terms. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Energy Accounts : Architectural Representations of Energy, Climate, and the Future

Routledge, 2017

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... The Climate Control Project: Modernism and Microclimatology, 1947–1952 Daniel A. Barber In October 1949, the shelter magazine House Beautiful launched the Climate Control Project, a two-and-a-half year long series of articles intended...

Living in the Russian Present with a German Past: The Problems of Identity in the City of Kaliningrad.

Socialist Spaces : Sites of Everyday Life in the Eastern Bloc

Berg, 2002

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...I would like to thank the Foundation for Urban and Regional Studies, London, for its generous support of this project.Radio Armenia once asked ‘Is it possible to foretell the future?’Answer: ‘Yes, that is no problem: we know exactly what...

The learning universe

Design for the Changing Educational Landscape : Space, Place and the Future of Learning

Routledge, 2014

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... The learning universe Learning takes place throughout our lives and across the physical stage (Temple 2008: 229–41), but to assess their performance as and virtual communities we occupy: as an activity it can be a necessary precursor...

“Si Ma Cuisine M’Était Comptée:” Paris Match and The Salon Des Arts MéNagers During The Fourth Republic

Designing the French Interior : The Modern Home and Mass Media

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...In 1956, the French writer Boris Vian penned a satirical song, La Complainte du progrès (The Lament of Progress), in which he satirized the popular obsession with the annual Salon des arts ménagers (Household show), from now on referred...