17 Modernism & Urban, Institutional & Commercial Design - Notes

17 Modernism & Urban, Institutional & Commercial Design - Notes

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17 Modernism & Urban, Institutional 1 late 1940s – 1970s M. Paul Friedberg (1931–) Garrett Eckbo (1910 – 2000) Lawrence Halprin (1916 – 2009) Dan Kiley (1912 – 2004) Peter Walker (1932–) Hideo Sasaki (1919 – 2000) Commercial Design, late 1940s – 1970s Dispersal to the Suburbs Residential Institutional Corporate
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17 Modernism & Urban, Institutional 2 Post WWII Housing (1945+) Dream of your own home Planning Profitable Neighborhoods U.S. Housing Administration 1938 Levittown, Pennsylvania Before: early 1950’s (left) After: 1958 (below) Developers of post war housing community, Levittown
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17 Modernism & Urban, Institutional 3 Levittown Criticisms Extended infrastructure Little road hierarchy No employment nearby Distant schools Green space as leftover space “Bland people in bland houses leading bland lives. ... a multitude of uniform, unidentifiable houses, lined up inflexibly, at uniform distances on uniform roads, in a treeless command wasteland,
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2011 for the course LARC 4133 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at Arkansas.

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