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Acquiring Conveniences: Water, Heat, and Light

Alison K. Hoagland

in Mine Towns: Buildings for Workers in Michigan's Copper Country

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665662
eISBN:
9781452946610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665662.003.0004
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter discusses the amenities that tenants demanded, such as household utilities. Before attaining these conveniences, tenants pumped water, did laundry, stored firewood, and used the privy, ... More


Master Plans: The Retrospective Order of the Plan Piloto de la Habana

Timothy Hyde

in Constitutional Modernism: Architecture and Civil Society in Cuba, 1933-1959

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816678105
eISBN:
9781452947938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816678105.003.0006
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter provides an overview of the work on the Plan Piloto de la Habana. It focuses on the two elements of the master plan defined by José Luis Sert: dividing the city into sectors and devising ... More


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