Housing Types

Session Chair: Vittorio Lampugnani, ETH Zürich

The Persistence of the Vision: Urban Design and Social Engagement in Bruno Taut’s Siedlungen
Paola Ardizzola, German University in Cairo


Ground Conditions: Foundations and Extrusions in Housing Urban Design, 1900-1930
Irina Davidovici, ETH Zürich


Urban Design or Urban Gentrification? A Spatial History of Porto’s Social Housing in the City’s Transformation
Catarina Ruivo, CIAUD-FAUL
Tasos Varoudis, UCL


Who Built the Concrete Sink in the Alleyway?: Life of the People and the Architecture of the 1970s and 80s Shanghai Lilong
Zi Qing (CJ) Yang, University of Waterloo


The Whole and its Parts: Rethinking the Berlin Block in the 20th Century Before and After the Zeilenbau
Ilaria Maria Zedda, RWTH Aachen / University of Bologna