Hybrid buildings (106)
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The City (58)
Mix of Uses (19)
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Multiple uses (5)
Collective housing (293)
“The purpose of the groove in the Corso Italia mixed-use block of dwellings and offices, which splits the volume in two, is to..."
“Clinker brick, which had been used by the Arts & Crafts movement, one of the styles most censured by Modernism, was chosen by Ignazio Gardella as the material to clad the walls of Borsalino housing..."
"The main novelty in Spangen Justus van Effen housing complex is the elevated street which was to be mechanically repeated in social housing, both by the pioneers of Functionalism and later by those fighting Modern Radicalism…”
Fernand Pouillon wanted to build at a low cost, to house the middle classes, to bring dignity...
Luigi Moretti used the reverse side of the past to provide a trailer for the future, ignoring, and being ignored by, the present...
Social balance is achieved through revolution or through architecture said Le Corbusier...
In a period of manifestos and unbreakable loyalties Ignazio Gardella, the dissident architect, opted for beauty...
Can a street still be a street when it is elevated and separated off from other streets? Michiel Brinkman believed so...