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Housing and the City


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Introduction: Housing and the City: Architectural Experimentation and Social Diagrams Katharina Borsi, Didem Ekici, Jonathan Hale, and Nick Haynes Part 1: The Modern Housing Project in an International Context Introduction to Part 1: The Modern Housing Project in an International Context Didem Ekici and Jonathan Hale Section 1.1 Formations 1. Language Logics: Housing in Translation Irina Davidovici 2. Health, Tuberculosis, and the City: Strategies to Approach the Dwelling Hygiene of Berlin, 1882-1914 Eva Eylers 3. The Concept of Type in Hellerau Garden City Didem Ekici 4. The Logic of the Norm: LCC Urban Housing During the Interwar Period Christopher Metz Section 1.2 Modernism and Ideology 5. How Can Space Be Ideological? Communal Housing Projects in Vienna Angelika Schnell 6. From the Cell to the Territory: The 'Disurbanist' Project of the OSA Group Martino Tattara 7. Revolution Begins at Home: New Housing Typologies and Collectivisation of Life in Post-WWII Tehran Hamed Khosravi 8. Kiryat Meir, the First Middle-Class Cooperative Housing Complex in Tel Aviv Sigal Davidi Section 1.3. Housing and the City in the Welfare State 9. Type and the Collective Space of the Housing Project Nick Haynes and Katharina Borsi 10. Open Building and User Agency: Early and Contemporary Experiments in the Netherlands Inigo Cornago Bonal and Dirk van den Heuvel 11. Public-Private Partnerships and Medium-Density Housing in North Melbourne, Australia: From Hotham Gardens, 1959, to Northside Communities, 2021 Catherine Townsend and Paul Walker 12. Housing Mid-Century Irish Publics: Some Paradigms Gary A. Boyd and Brian Ward Part 2: Collective Types and Urban Areas Introduction to Part 2: Collective Types and Urban Areas Katharina Borsi and Nick Haynes Section 2.1 Collective Inhabitations 13. Ahmedabad Pols and the Transindivdual Dorian Wiszniewski 14. Hidden Commons: Hutong Inversions Doreen Bernath 15. Resilient Structure, Collective Form: Residential and Studio Building at the Former Berlin Flower Market Tim Heide with Katharina Borsi 16. Together! Potentials for Cooperative Housing and Self-Organisation Katharina Bayer with Nick Haynes Section 2.2 Living and Working 17. Productive Morphologies and Intersecting Voids Katharina Borsi 18. Open City/Closed City Frances Holliss and Claude Dutson 19. The City Within the Home: Otto Steidle's Genter Strasse Houses Florian Kossak Index

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Katharina Borsi is an Associate Professor at the Department of Architecture and Built Environment at the University of Nottingham. She teaches design and architectural and urban history and theory. Her research focusses on the intersection between housing, domesticity, and urbanism. She has lectured and published extensively on the history and theory of housing and urbanism in Berlin and elsewhere. Didem Ekici is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Architecture and Built Environment at the University of Nottingham. She has held fellowships from Wellcome Trust, Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst, Wolfsonian-Florida International University, and the University of Michigan Institute for the Humanities. She is the co-editor of Healing Spaces, Modern Architecture, and the Body and author of articles on modern architecture, health, the body, asceticism, and urban memory. Jonathan Hale is an architect and Professor of Architectural Theory in the Department of Architecture and Built Environment at the University of Nottingham. He is Head of the Architecture, Culture and Tectonics research group. He has published extensively on architectural theory and criticism, phenomenology and the philosophy of technology, the relationship between architecture and the body, and museums and architectural exhibitions. Nick Haynes is an architect and runs a master's design studio at the University of Nottingham exploring the immanent strategic potential of architecture within the city. He is a PhD candidate at the University of Nottingham with his research titled "Primary Elements: Typological Innovation and Urban Performances".

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