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Defending the Faith: Global Histories of Apologetics and Politics in the Twentieth Century

Todd Weir and Hugh McLeod (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197266915
eISBN:
9780191938177
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266915.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This volume explores how conflicts between secularist ideologies and religious faiths shaped global history in the twentieth century. The chapters approach the dynamic effects of these struggles by ... 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


The Expertise of Participation

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/9780816689644.003.0004
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Focusing on Sarcelles and Grenoble-Villeneuve, Chapter 4 explores how the emergence of participation in French planning and architecture coincided with a surge in sociological and architectural ... More


The Ultimate Projects

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/9780816689644.003.0007
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Chapter 7 focuses on the development of alternative housing models such as flexible dwelling (habitat évolutif) and intermediary housing (habitat intermédiaire), which were meant combine qualities of ... 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.


The Social Project: Housing Postwar France

Kenny Cupers

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689644
eISBN:
9781452949086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689644.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

The Social Project: Housing Postwar France demonstrates how several bodies of knowledge – architectural, sociological, technological, and bureaucratic – shaped postwar modernism and the making of ... More


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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