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An Indian Suburb

Nikhil Rao

in House, but No Garden: Apartment Living in Bombay's Suburbs, 1898-1964

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816678129
eISBN:
9781452948034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816678129.003.0002
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter charts the history of the Indianized vision of suburbia—from its beginnings in the plans of the Bombay City Improvement Trust and through its changes and revisions during the first two ... More


Spectacles and Amusements

Jessica Ellen Sewell

in Women and the Everyday City: Public Space in San Francisco, 1890-1915

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669738
eISBN:
9781452947150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669738.003.0004
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter discusses how women were viewed in public gatherings in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The chapter considers public spaces in theaters, commercial shops, and parades. ... More


Sidewalks and Streetcars

Jessica Ellen Sewell

in Women and the Everyday City: Public Space in San Francisco, 1890-1915

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669738
eISBN:
9781452947150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669738.003.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter examines women’s behavior on the streets from the nineteenth century to the twentieth century. During the late nineteenth century and in the early twentieth century, we see a significant ... More


Dining Out

Jessica Ellen Sewell

in Women and the Everyday City: Public Space in San Francisco, 1890-1915

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669738
eISBN:
9781452947150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669738.003.0003
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter is about “eating-out” in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. During the late nineteenth century, establishments for eating-out included tearooms, confectioners, and ... More


Streamlining Production

Kenny Cupers

in The Social Project: Housing Postwar France

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689644
eISBN:
9781452949086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689644.003.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Chapter 1 describes why housing policies privileging industrialized production methods, large sites, and modern architectural forms came to prevail and how such policies entered into the purview of ... More


A Bureaucratic Epistemology

Kenny Cupers

in The Social Project: Housing Postwar France

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689644
eISBN:
9781452949086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689644.003.0002
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Chapter 2 examines the emergence of a bureaucratic epistemology as domestic and community life became a central focus in attempts of architects, planners, policy makers, and especially social ... More


Programming the Villes Nouvelles

Kenny Cupers

in The Social Project: Housing Postwar France

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689644
eISBN:
9781452949086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689644.003.0005
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Chapter 5 examines the sociologically-informed method of programmation in the planning and design of the villes nouvelles or French New Towns, an ambitious program officially launched in 1965.


Megastructures in Denial

Kenny Cupers

in The Social Project: Housing Postwar France

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689644
eISBN:
9781452949086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689644.003.0006
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Chapter 6 focuses on the making of new urban centers for the villes nouvelles, which integrated a vast number of commercial and residential functions in an attempt to recreate urban density and ... More


Where is the Social Project?

Kenny Cupers

in The Social Project: Housing Postwar France

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689644
eISBN:
9781452949086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689644.003.0008
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

The conclusion explores how this history shapes our understanding of architecture’s social ambitions today.


Animation to the Rescue

Kenny Cupers

in The Social Project: Housing Postwar France

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689644
eISBN:
9781452949086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689644.003.0003
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Chapter 3 demonstrates how the social and political ambition to “animate” newly built housing areas shaped planning and design.


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