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The 1960s shopping centre grid of Helsinki: A framework for future development

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...Introduction The shopping centre concept arrived in Finland in the mid-1950s, when the first shopping centre opened in Helsinki in 1956. Erätori in Herttoniemi by architect Eliel Muoniovaara. In the following...

The Lijnbaan in Rotterdam: A sound urban form against city disruption

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...On 14 May 1940, in the early days of the Second World War, the city centre of Rotterdam was annihilated by German airstrikes to break the Dutch resistance to the Nazi invasion. The following day, after threats of bombing other cities...

Shopping centres as catalysts for new multifunctional urban centralities: The case of two shopping centres around Brussels

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...The shopping centres that developed in the periphery of Brussels during the 1960s and 1970s are among the oldest and biggest in Belgium. Thus far, however, they have been sparsely discussed in the context of Brussels’ urban history...

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

Book chapter

...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 Path of Reconstruction of the City of L’Aquila after the Earthquake of 2009

Authentic Reconstruction : Authenticity, Architecture and the Built Heritage

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...From emergency to reconstruction On the path from emergency to reconstruction following natural disaster there is a well-established sequence of activities to be carried out on the way to normality and socio-economic recovery. The phases...

The Town Reassembled: Authenticity and Transformation in Kiruna, Sweden

Authentic Reconstruction : Authenticity, Architecture and the Built Heritage

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...Introduction It is technically possible to move buildings, for example, as a means of conservation, although the process raises important issues of authenticity and originality. But is it equally possible to move a town? That is the focus...

Originality and Authenticity in the Post-War Reconstruction of Britain

Authentic Reconstruction : Authenticity, Architecture and the Built Heritage

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...Introduction The concept of ‘authenticity’, however defined, seems rather at odds with almost all of the planned and built reconstruction of British towns and cities following the Second World War. There was indeed damage and destruction...

The Reconstruction of France in the Twentieth Century Following Two World Wars: A Political or Technical Challenge?

Authentic Reconstruction : Authenticity, Architecture and the Built Heritage

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...Twice in the twentieth century, in 1914–18 and 1939–45, France was laid waste by the military operations that took place across its territory on land and in the air. Once peace was restored each time, twenty years apart, the restoration...

The Future of Post-Civil War Reconstruction: Lessons from Spain

Authentic Reconstruction : Authenticity, Architecture and the Built Heritage

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...Introduction The main lesson one may draw from the case of contemporary Spain with regard to post-war reconstruction is the long-term, deep challenges posed by a civil war followed by an exclusionary regime, which not only exerted physical...

Shopping à l’américaine

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...When Parly 2, a prestigious shopping centre at a major highway intersection on the western outskirts of Paris, opened its doors on 4 November 1969, it was the first of its kind in France. Both champions and critics saw the project...