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Home magazines and modernist dreams : designing the 1950s house

Greig, Alastair Whyte

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Alastair Greig's paper examines the modem home through the medium of Australian House and Garden, and qualifies some functionalist sociological interpretations of the 'role' of home magazines and their promotion of modernism. It expands the argument of a later chapter in The Stuff Dreams Are Made Of" Housing Provision in Australia 1945-1960 (MUP, 1995). This book is a study of the interconnections between the socio-economic and technological context of home building, the mechanisms of housing...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Urban Research Unit/Program
Date published: 1995
Type: Working/Technical Paper
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/116277
DOI: 10.4225/13/590a537d15773
Access Rights: Open Access

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