Europe Meets America : William Lescaze, Architect of Modern Housing by Gaia Caramellino

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  • Title: Europe Meets America : William Lescaze, Architect of Trendy Housing
  • Author: Gaia Caramellino
  • Category: Different
  • Date: Aug 2016
  • Lenguage: English
  • Pages: unknown
  • ISBN: ISBN: 9781443898423

 

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An evaluation of the New York skilled milieu between the Wall Road Crash of 1929 and the aftermath of WWII reveals an sudden state of affairs, wherein various branches of technical tradition {and professional} and institutional spheres usually overlap, and initiatives within the area of structure are characterised by tensions between designers and technicians, which pave the way in which for problems with architects’ autonomy, accountability and social roles within the New Deal.From an preliminary portrayal of William Lescaze (1896–1969) as an unconventional determine “straddling two continents,” this guide challenges a long-established interpretation that sees Lescaze completely as promoter of the Worldwide Fashion canons in america. Shifting past it, this guide focuses on the function that the Swiss architect performed in defining the primary options of New York social housing and within the evolution that marks the encounter between European modernity and an American federal scene nonetheless profoundly tied to native conventions. From an initially troublesome standing as an émigré to his involvement in decisional processes and bureaucratic organisations, Lescaze’s skilled progress coincides with the gradual acceptance of European kinds and fashions, which, little by little, grew to become a part of the institutional language associated to public housing which might stay prevalent in New York Metropolis till the tip of WWII. Drawing from yet-unpublished archival sources pertaining to 2 fields—housing and structure—which have historically been separate in American historiography, this guide sheds mild on many essential points in a department of structure that’s notably related in the present day.

 

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