Tag Archives: housing

The (d)efficiency of urban housing

Robert Danziel & Sheila Qureshi-Cortale wonder about what makes successful urban housing in his new book “A House in the City“. From the publisher’s website: What makes a great house in the city? This book examines what has worked well in some of the most successful housing types across the world – from old to […]

DVD recommendation: The Pruitt-Igoe Myth: an Urban History

“It began as a housing marvel. Two decades later, it ended in rubble. But what happened to those caught in between? The Pruitt-Igoe Myth tells the story of the transformation of the American city in the decades after World War II, through the lens of the infamous Pruitt-Igoe housing development and the St. Louis residents […]