"Europe" Resources

1945-1975: British Culture for Architecture

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1945-1975: British Culture for Architecture

Locations:

London,

The 18-month project centers on the social, economic, and technological shifts that took place in Britain in the period 1945–1975 and, specifically, how these transformations and reform efforts were registered through culture.

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Adrian Forty: Is concrete modern?

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Adrian Forty: Is concrete modern?

Locations:

World,

Every history of twentieth century architecture states that without concrete, modern architecture would not have happened. So why were architects throughout the twentieth century so determined to promote the modernity of concrete? In this lecture, Adrian Forty questions the long-standing assumptions about the medium and argues that concrete is as much un-modern as it is modern.

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Harvard Berlin Portal

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Harvard Berlin Portal

Institution:

Harvard University,

Category:

Syllabi

Locations:

Berlin,

Working together with Berlin-based scholars and practitioners, the Harvard Mellon Urban Initiative develops projects that focus on: the interdependence of formal and informal planning practices; the relationship between gentrification and historic preservation; nature and agriculture in the city; the urban imprint of cross-border mobility and migration; infrastructure and urban organizational systems; and innovation in the post-industrial and post-socialist city.

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Humanities+Urbanism+Design Initiative Coursework

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Humanities+Urbanism+Design Initiative Coursework

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Syllabi

Each H+U+D graduate or undergraduate seminar examines a single city in a detailed, multidisciplinary way that includes humanities and design.

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