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Urbanising the Suburbs

Florian Urban

Florian Urban is Professor and Head of Architectural History and Urban Studies at the Mackintosh School of Architecture, Glasgow School of Art. He holds an MA in Urban Planning from UCLA (2001) and a Ph.D. in History and Theory of Architecture from MIT (2006). He is the author of Neo-historical East Berlin: Architecture and Urban Design in the German Democratic Republic 1970–1990 (Ashgate 2009) and Tower and Slab: Global Histories of Mass Housing (Routledge 2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The New Tenement : Residences in the Inner City Since 1970

Routledge, 2018

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... THE ARCHITECTURE OF the “return to the inner city” extended well beyond the inner cities. The new popularity of dense urban living also manifested in new suburbs where, just as in the post-industrial C H A P T E R T E N developments...

New Tenement Style

Florian Urban

Florian Urban is Professor and Head of Architectural History and Urban Studies at the Mackintosh School of Architecture, Glasgow School of Art. He holds an MA in Urban Planning from UCLA (2001) and a Ph.D. in History and Theory of Architecture from MIT (2006). He is the author of Neo-historical East Berlin: Architecture and Urban Design in the German Democratic Republic 1970–1990 (Ashgate 2009) and Tower and Slab: Global Histories of Mass Housing (Routledge 2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The New Tenement : Residences in the Inner City Since 1970

Routledge, 2018

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... The block pattern was rediscovered as a guiding principle. Buildings were mostly erected along the streets, both on the block perimeter, as in nineteenth-century neighbourhoods, and with a setback. Density and urbanity were key,...

Conclusion

Florian Urban

Florian Urban is Professor and Head of Architectural History and Urban Studies at the Mackintosh School of Architecture, Glasgow School of Art. He holds an MA in Urban Planning from UCLA (2001) and a Ph.D. in History and Theory of Architecture from MIT (2006). He is the author of Neo-historical East Berlin: Architecture and Urban Design in the German Democratic Republic 1970–1990 (Ashgate 2009) and Tower and Slab: Global Histories of Mass Housing (Routledge 2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The New Tenement : Residences in the Inner City Since 1970

Routledge, 2018

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... NEW TENEMENTS WERE the architectural reflection of the post-functionalist city. They were rooted in the big themes of late-twentieth-century urbanism: the growth of cities after several decades of shrinkage, the C H A P T E R E L E V E N...

Copenhagen—Waterfront Metropolis and Welfare State Capital

Florian Urban

Florian Urban is Professor and Head of Architectural History and Urban Studies at the Mackintosh School of Architecture, Glasgow School of Art. He holds an MA in Urban Planning from UCLA (2001) and a Ph.D. in History and Theory of Architecture from MIT (2006). He is the author of Neo-historical East Berlin: Architecture and Urban Design in the German Democratic Republic 1970–1990 (Ashgate 2009) and Tower and Slab: Global Histories of Mass Housing (Routledge 2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The New Tenement : Residences in the Inner City Since 1970

Routledge, 2018

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... and commercial use. Waterfront development is thus a big theme in the Danish capital. The local urban development is comparable with that of most large cities in Western Europe. After a growth period in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries...

Berlin—Political Upheavals and “Critical Reconstruction”

Florian Urban

Florian Urban is Professor and Head of Architectural History and Urban Studies at the Mackintosh School of Architecture, Glasgow School of Art. He holds an MA in Urban Planning from UCLA (2001) and a Ph.D. in History and Theory of Architecture from MIT (2006). He is the author of Neo-historical East Berlin: Architecture and Urban Design in the German Democratic Republic 1970–1990 (Ashgate 2009) and Tower and Slab: Global Histories of Mass Housing (Routledge 2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The New Tenement : Residences in the Inner City Since 1970

Routledge, 2018

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... for example Florian Urban, Neo-historical East Berlin—Architecture and Urban Design in the German Democratic Republic 1970–1990 (Farnham: Ashgate, 2009), 20–35. Kahlschlagsanierung (“chop down remodelling”)—the a stronger role than in most...

Rotterdam—Port Town, Reconstruction Showcase, Immigrant Hub

Florian Urban

Florian Urban is Professor and Head of Architectural History and Urban Studies at the Mackintosh School of Architecture, Glasgow School of Art. He holds an MA in Urban Planning from UCLA (2001) and a Ph.D. in History and Theory of Architecture from MIT (2006). He is the author of Neo-historical East Berlin: Architecture and Urban Design in the German Democratic Republic 1970–1990 (Ashgate 2009) and Tower and Slab: Global Histories of Mass Housing (Routledge 2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The New Tenement : Residences in the Inner City Since 1970

Routledge, 2018

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... the North Sea. Large portions of Showcase, Immigrant the urban area are at or below sea level. The river is connected to a network of canals, which are less orderly Hub laid out than those in Amsterdam, but which offer similarly attractive...

Vienna—The City that Never Changes?

Florian Urban

Florian Urban is Professor and Head of Architectural History and Urban Studies at the Mackintosh School of Architecture, Glasgow School of Art. He holds an MA in Urban Planning from UCLA (2001) and a Ph.D. in History and Theory of Architecture from MIT (2006). He is the author of Neo-historical East Berlin: Architecture and Urban Design in the German Democratic Republic 1970–1990 (Ashgate 2009) and Tower and Slab: Global Histories of Mass Housing (Routledge 2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The New Tenement : Residences in the Inner City Since 1970

Routledge, 2018

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... VIENNA IS THE MOST stable of the sample cities in terms of economy, planning, and architecture, and the one where the “condition of postmodernity” is hardest to C H A P T E R E I G H T read from the urban fabric. Geographically the city...

The New Tenement

Florian Urban

Florian Urban is Professor and Head of Architectural History and Urban Studies at the Mackintosh School of Architecture, Glasgow School of Art. He holds an MA in Urban Planning from UCLA (2001) and a Ph.D. in History and Theory of Architecture from MIT (2006). He is the author of Neo-historical East Berlin: Architecture and Urban Design in the German Democratic Republic 1970–1990 (Ashgate 2009) and Tower and Slab: Global Histories of Mass Housing (Routledge 2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The New Tenement : Residences in the Inner City Since 1970

Routledge, 2018

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... They also seem to be the share of the population who are least threatened by rising real-estate prices, increasing social inequality, and dwindling public services. And yet the changes in the urban environment over the last 50 years did...

The IBA Berlin and the Genesis of the New Tenement City

Florian Urban

Florian Urban is Professor and Head of Architectural History and Urban Studies at the Mackintosh School of Architecture, Glasgow School of Art. He holds an MA in Urban Planning from UCLA (2001) and a Ph.D. in History and Theory of Architecture from MIT (2006). He is the author of Neo-historical East Berlin: Architecture and Urban Design in the German Democratic Republic 1970–1990 (Ashgate 2009) and Tower and Slab: Global Histories of Mass Housing (Routledge 2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The New Tenement : Residences in the Inner City Since 1970

Routledge, 2018

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... printed in the architect’s office. Excerpts from both were published by the Scottish Development Agency, ed. The Potential of Glasgow City Centre (Glasgow: Scottish Development Agency, 1985). For a discussion see Florian Urban “Glasgow’s Royal...

Post-Industrial Housing

Florian Urban

Florian Urban is Professor and Head of Architectural History and Urban Studies at the Mackintosh School of Architecture, Glasgow School of Art. He holds an MA in Urban Planning from UCLA (2001) and a Ph.D. in History and Theory of Architecture from MIT (2006). He is the author of Neo-historical East Berlin: Architecture and Urban Design in the German Democratic Republic 1970–1990 (Ashgate 2009) and Tower and Slab: Global Histories of Mass Housing (Routledge 2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The New Tenement : Residences in the Inner City Since 1970

Routledge, 2018

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... THE REDEVELOPMENT of industrial sites in the inner city is the single most significant theme of urban planning at the turn of the twentieth century. It yielded C H A P T E R N I N E the most conspicuous examples of new tenement...