Document Type

Article

Date

9-2009

Embargo Period

11-2-2010

Keywords

Architecture; Architecture and Women; Housing; Frankfurt am Main, Germany; May, Ernst; Schutte-Lihotzky, Margarete

Language

English

Disciplines

Architectural History and Criticism | Architecture | Urban Studies and Planning

Description/Abstract

'A key effort on the behalf of women's emancipation in Weimar Germany, and one of the most overlooked and least successful, was to create affordable housing for the vast and growing ranks of single women,' made so as a result of casualties in World War I. On the work of Grete Schütte Lihotzky, Ernst May, Anton Brenner, Eugen Kaufmann, Bernhard Hermkes, and others.

Additional Information

Appeared in the Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, v. 68, number 3, September 2009, pp. 358-377, photographs, plans, site plans, axonometric drawings

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