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Kozlovsky, Roy, 1966-

The architectures of childhood : children, modern architecture and reconstruction in postwar England / by Roy Kozlovsky.

Burlington : Ashgate Publishing Company, 2013.
Physical Description:
xii, 279 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Reference Library
NA2543.Y6 K69 2013 (LC)
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Focusing on England between 1935 and 1959, this book examines a selected group of innovative buildings and environments that were designed for children or addressed their needs, such as playgrounds, schools, community centres, hospitals, dwellings and neighbourhoods.
Subject Terms:
Architecture and children -- England -- History -- 20th century.
Architecture and society -- England -- History -- 20th century.
Architecture, Modern -- 20th century.
Postwar reconstruction -- England -- History -- 20th century.

  • The Peckham experiment; functionalism and subjectivity
  • Adventure playgrounds; play on display
  • The architecture of educare
  • Children in hospital
  • Cradles of citizenship; housing and community planning
  • Team 10 and urban childhood.