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Architecture of Red Vienna, 1919-1934

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ISBN-10: 0262024519

ISBN-13: 9780262024518

Edition: 1999

Authors: Eve Blau

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Description:

In 1919 the Social Democrat ciy council of Vienna initiated a radical programme of reforms designed to reshape the city's infrastructure along socialist lines. This book examines how ideological conflict shaped the city's architecture.
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Book details

List price: $80.95
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 3/15/1999
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 540
Size: 10.00" wide x 10.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 4.686
Language: English

Eve Blau is Lecturer in Architecture at the Graduate School of Design, Harvard University.

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Introduction
"Against the Idea of Force, the Force of Ideas": Municipal Socialism and the Politics of Austro-Marxism
The Historical City: Patterns of Growth and Urban Life
"Wohnen Lernen": Learning to Live, 1919-1923
Vienna Builds on Itself
Grossstadt and Proletariat: Conceptualizing the Socialist City
The New Dwelling: "The Gemeinde-Wien-Type"
The Red Hof: Social Democratic Program and Wagner School Practice
Building and City: The Politics of the Plan
Architecture and Proletariat: The Semantics of Form
Notes
Credits
Index