Living complex : from zombie city to the post-familial community (Book, 2015) [WorldCat.org]
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Living complex : from zombie city to the post-familial community

Author: Niklas Maak; Bram Opstelten
Publisher: München : Hirmer, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Cities today have become portfolios of investment properties with token patches of green. The cost to live in a fortress-like luxury housing complex in London or Manhattan is so high that most of us cannot afford it. As the masses move to the suburbs, the construction industry responds by churning out clusters of the same barracks-style row houses, ensuring that, there too, one can live in utmost privacy and  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Niklas Maak; Bram Opstelten
ISBN: 9783777424101 3777424102
OCLC Number: 977501356
Language Note: English from German.
Notes: Translation of Wohnkomplex, Carl Hanser Verlag, Munich, 2014.
Description: 240 pages : illustrations
Other Titles: Wohnkomplex.
Responsibility: Niklas Maak ; [translation from the German, Bram Opstelten].

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Where does the dream of the detached house come from? Which ideal form of living are we taught by children's books, lifestyle magazines and DIY shops? Who benefits from us living the way we live?  Read more...

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