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Modernity and Housing by Peter G. Rowe

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Modernity and Housing
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Publisher: The MIT Press
ISBN-13: 9780262367912
Number of pages: 424

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Starting from the question of how can the design of modern housing can be successful, Peter Rowe explores the social, cultural, and expressive history of housing at two crucial moments: the first large-scale developments along modernist lines in the 1920s, and the widespread reconsideration of modernist principles in the 1970s.

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