Architecture in the Family Way

Architecture in the Family Way

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Architecture in the Family Way explores the relationship between domestic architecture, health reform, and feminism in late nineteenth-century England. Annmarie Adams examines the changing perceptions about the English middle-class house from 1870 to 1900, highlighting how attitudes toward health, women, home life, and even politics were played out in architecture.Figure 2.17 Diagram of the Boyle system of ventilation as used in a billiard room ( Boyle, The Boyle System of Ventilation, 59) Collection Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal Figure 2.18 City house drainage system (The Durham Patentanbsp;...

Title:Architecture in the Family Way
Author:Annmarie Adams
Publisher:McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP - 2001-03-01


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