From the History of the Warsaw Housing Cooperative Rakowiec. A Housing Estate as Utopia and Laboratory Cover Image
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Z historii WSM Rakowiec. Osiedle jako utopia i laboratorium
From the History of the Warsaw Housing Cooperative Rakowiec. A Housing Estate as Utopia and Laboratory

Author(s): Weronika Parfianowicz
Subject(s): Cultural history, Architecture, Sociology
Published by: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego
Keywords: housing estate; Warsaw Housing Cooperative; Rakowiec; architecture; greenery; flat
Summary/Abstract: The article discusses the history of the Warsaw Housing Cooperative Rakowiec. It presents both its beginnings connected with the interwar movement of housing cooperatives and its ideas, the expansion after the end of World War II developing the concept of a social housing estate, as well as its contemporary character. The subject of the article is the long lasting of selected architectural, urban and social ideas related to building and functioning of this type of housing complexes.

  • Page Range: 193-204
  • Page Count: 12
  • Publication Year: 2018
  • Language: Polish