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 LibraryNA2543.Y6 K69 2013 (LC)Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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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.