Rotterdam vs. Amsterdam. Urbanism and Social Housing in the Netherlands after the First World War.
"Michael White is a lecturer in History of Art at the University of York. He has researched the wider cultural significance of the De Stijl movement in the context of modernising projects in Netherlands, as described in his book 'De Stijl and Dutch Modernism' (Manchester University Press, 2003)."
"The lecture series focuses on the interplay of continental influences: how we gave Europe the Garden City, and they in return gave us more sophisticated ideas of designing housing and especially flats, from Garchey systems to point blocks and prefabrication. The series will focus on all aspects of housing, including architectural style, construction and objects in the home."
Official Website: http://www.c20society.org.uk/docs/events/lectures.html
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