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THE 1950s

For a woman, were the 1950s the best of times or the worst of times?

The life of the average married woman in the 1950s was very different from that of today’s woman. 1,374 more words

British Traditions

Aunt Petunia

A few months after the Battle of Hogwarts, when everything was back to normal, Harry went to visit his aunt and uncle at Private Drive. As he stood on the front door he recallled all those years he had spent in this house, all the times he had been either locked up or thrashed about by Dudley and his gang and he wondered what he was doing here. 892 more words

Harry Potter

Modern Futures network second meeting: Barkingside visit

Next week is the second meeting of the Modern Futures network (I attended the first in Preston in January), which will take place in London with options to visit either the Southbank or Barkingside in the morning with a view to producing some kind of response. 867 more words

moshe safdie builds outside of the box

In the wake of a worldwide post-war housing crisis, Moshe Safdie responds with “Habitat ’67” for the 1967 World’s Fair in Montreal.  Safdie’s housing model breaks away from the austerity and monotony of the then widely constructed monolithic housing block, while still engaging similar methodologies, like repeatedly precast parts. 154 more words

Modern Architecture

Old World Nostalgia... The Henry Hotel

When Manila was struggling to keep heritage structures from being demolished and burned to the ground, the city of Pasay got lucky when an old compound was noticed by The Henry Hotel. 949 more words

Post War

mangaloreandmanilamusings reblogged this on Mangalore and Manila Musings and commented:

a perfect example of adaptive reuse

Old World Nostalgia... The Henry Hotel

When Manila was struggling to keep heritage structures from being demolished and burned to the ground, the city of Pasay got lucky when an old compound was noticed by The Henry Hotel. 949 more words

Post War