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Author Cohen, Jean-Louis

Title Architecture in uniform : designing and building for the Second World War / Jean-Louis Cohen

Publ Info Montréal : Canadian Centre for Architecture ; Paris : Hazan, [2011]
New Haven [Conn.] : Distributed by Yale University Press
 RWU Arch  ARCH NA680 .C589 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript 447 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Overture: the test of war -- Architects and cities go off to war -- Total mobilisation, from the factory to the kitchen -- Producing production and workers' housing -- The menace from the air -- Camouflage, or The temptation of the invisible -- Architects and bombs, from bunkers to napalm -- Mobility and prefabrication -- Macro and micro or the issue of scale -- On the information front -- Alternative futures: occupation and reconstruction -- Recycling, recalling, forgetting
LC subject Architecture, Modern -- 20th century -- Themes, motives
Architecture and war
World War, 1939-1945 -- Social aspects
Alt Title Designing and building for the Second World War
ISBN 9782754105309 (cloth : alk. paper)
2754105301 (cloth : alk. paper)