The New Tenement: Residences in the Inner City Since 1970
The New Tenement: Residences in the Inner City Since 1970

The New Tenement: Residences in the Inner City Since 1970

by Florian Urban

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ISBN-13: 9781138224469
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/05/2017
Pages: 322
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.75(h) x (d)

About the Author

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).

Table of Contents

Preface . Acknowledgments. I. Architecture and the Return to the Inner City. 1. The New Tenement. 2. New Tenement Style. 3. The IBA Berlin and the Genesis of the New Tenement City. II. Local Conditions, Local Policies, and Symbolic Projects. 4. Berlin—Political Upheavals and "Critical Reconstruction". 5. Copenhagen—Waterfront Metropolis and Welfare State Capital. 6. Glasgow—The Reinvented Industrial City. 7. Rotterdam—Port Town, Reconstruction Showcase, Immigrant Hub. 8. Vienna—The City that Never Changes? III. Urban Housing Themes. 9. Post-Industrial Housing. 10. Urbanizing the Suburbs. 11. Conclusion. Timeline. Bibliography. Index.

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