Modernist Mass Housing – Towards a Global Historical Overview

Boyd Foundation, Walsh Street, South Yarra

Professor Miles Glendinning
Edinburgh University

This lecture is hosted by Docomomo and Boyd Foundation

November 2nd, at the Boyd Foundation, Walsh Street, South Yarra @ 6.00PM

This lecture will overview a major research initiative Miles Glendinning has been working on for the past 5 years tracing the narrative of mass housing as an international phenomenon since the early 20th century and the projects that resulted.

Image: Red Road estate under construction, Glasgow, Scotland, 1966. From Tower Block: Modern Public Housing in England, Scotland, Wales and North Ireland, by Miles Glendinning & Stefan Muthesius.