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Front to Rear: Architecture and Planning during World War II

Keywords: conference schedule
Issue Date: 3-Nov-2011
Abstract: Considered by most historians of 20th century architecture as a void between peaceful periods of active architectural production, the Second World War remains an unwritten chapter in most textbooks. It corresponds however to an intense body of experience, which can be observed from Japan to the United States, passing through Russia, Germany, France, Italy, Spain and England. WWII was a key moment in the process of modernization, and manifold issues are raised by the preparation of war, the total mobilization of territories and cities and their eventual occupation, destruction and reconstruction....
Description: Conference held March 7-8, 2009, at the Institute of Fine Arts. Schedule document includes introductory statement, list of speakers, and time schedule of presented papers.
Rights: Copyright Jean-Louis Cohen, 2009.
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