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The Factory in a Garden: A History of Corporate Landscapes from the Industrial to the Digital Age

Helena Chance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781784993009
eISBN:
9781526124043
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993009.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

From the 1880s, a new type of designed green space appeared in the industrial landscape in Britain and the USA, the factory pleasure garden and recreation park, and some companies opened allotment ... More


“Built Mostly of Itself”: Chicago and Clay, 1874–1891

Thomas Leslie

in Chicago Skyscrapers, 1871-1934

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037542
eISBN:
9780252094798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037542.003.0002
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter describes major structures built from 1874–1891, which were dominated by taller masonry buildings that employed improved masonry, foundations, and fireproofing. Early fire-protected ... More


Marketplace Museums: Art and Citizenship in Corporate Morocco

Katarzyna Pieprzak

in Imagined Museums: Art and Modernity in Postcolonial Morocco

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665181
eISBN:
9781452946269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665181.003.0002
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter focuses on museums in Moroccan bazaars and corporate marketplaces. The Moroccan marketplace has fully embraced the idea of the museum as a way to generate income, investment, and ... More


The Spread of Apartment Living

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/9780816678129.003.0005
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter discusses the three developments in the building industry that resulted in the proliferation of the Bombay flat in the 1930s and 1940s: the generalized availability of cheap cement and ... More


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