Prefabs : The History of the U. K. Temporary Housing Programme

Vale, Brenda

9780419188001

ISBN 10: 0419188002 / 0-419-18800-2
ISBN 13: 9780419188001

Publication Date: 1995

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Synopsis:

The Prefab and its people Introduction. the Arcon Bungalow. The Uni-Seco. The Tarran Bungalow. The Aluminium temporary Bungalow. Reactions to the prefab. Bungalows by the sea The emergence of the Bungalow. Critics of the Bungalow. The value of surveys to determine the desires of users. Government reports on housing. The public view of post-war housing. Over there Background. Housing for the Tennessee Valley Authority. Housing for US war workers. The USA Bungalow for the Temporary Housing Programme. Swedish precedents. UK precedents for the prefabricated Bungalow. The house from the factory The ideal of the factory produced house. Le Corbusier and the mass-produced house. Gropius and the mass produced house. The development of the prefabricated house in the UK. UK designers and 'A Machine for Living In'. The new Jerusalem Housing needs after World War II. Parliamentary discussion of post war housing. The background to the temporary housing programme as discussd in parliament. Why 'temporary' Bungalows? The first exhibition of the Portal Bungalow. Criticism of the Portal Prototype. The costs of the programme Starting up. Iterventions by the Germans. Progress of temporary housing programme. Winding up. Alternative approaches. The extendable house. Building homes Bibliography. Index.


 

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