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Domesticity at War

Domesticity at War

Domesticity at War

$49.95

Colomina, Beatriz

Cl. Barcelona, 2007

Book ID: 72857

Colomina shows how postwar American architecture adapted the techniques and materials that were developed for military applications to domestic use. Just as manufacturers were turning wartime industry to peacetime productivity, going from missiles to washing machines, American architects and cultural institutions were, in Buckminster Fuller's words, turning "weaponry into livingry." 680 pp., 2 vols. color illus.