Download e-book for iPad: Atomic Dwelling: Anxiety, Domesticity, and Postwar by Robin Schuldenfrei

By Robin Schuldenfrei

In the years of reconstruction and fiscal increase that the second one international conflict, the household sphere encountered new expectancies concerning social behaviour, modes of dwelling, and different types of residing. This booklet brings jointly a global crew of students from structure, layout, city making plans, and inside layout to reappraise mid-twentieth century sleek existence, providing a well timed reassessment of tradition and the industrial and political results on civilian life.

This assortment comprises essays that study the fabric of paintings, gadgets, and areas within the context of practices of residing over the lengthy span of the postwar interval. It asks what function fabric gadgets, inside areas, and structure performed in quelling or fanning the anxieties of modernism’s traditional denizens, and the way this position informs their legacy today.

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