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Model of modernity : the Frankfurt kitchen and domestic reform / bachelor thesis submitted by Amara Goodwin ; thesis advisors : Prof. Dr. Carola Ebert, Prof. Yüksel Pöğün-Zander, PhD.

By: Goodwin, Amara [author].
Contributor(s): Ebert, Carola, 1971- [thesis advisor] | Pöğün-Zander, Yüksel [thesis advisor] | Berlin International University of Applied Sciences. Faculty of Design [issuing body].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Berlin, Germany : BAU International Berlin University of Applied Sciences, 2017Description: iii, 55 pages : illustrations, plans (black & white) ; 29.5 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeSubject(s): Schütte-Lihotzky, Margarete, 1897-2000 | Beecher, Catharine Esther, 1800-1878 | Frederick, Christine, 1883-1970 | BB 400.01.05: Interior design, architecture -- Spaces -- Residential -- Kitchens | BB 020.01: Interior design, architecture -- Schools, styles -- A-Z | BB 080.03: Interior design, architecture -- Special aspects -- Society, sociology | BB 015.00: Interior design, architecture -- Countries, cultures -- Mixed/general | BB 015.01: Interior design, architecture -- Countries, cultures -- A-Z | Austria | United StatesGenre/Form: Academic thesesDDC classification: 747.797
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MACHINE-GENERATED CONTENTS NOTE:
Dissertation note: DISSERTATION NOTE: bachelor thesis in Interior Design, BAU International Berlin University of Applied Sciences, Berlin, Germany, 2017. Summary: MACHINE-GENERATED SUMMARY NOTE: "Heralded as the first modern kitchen, the Frankfurt kitchen was designed by Austrian architect Grete Schütte-Lihotzky in 1926 as part of the 'Neues Frankfurt' (New Frankfurt) housing development in the Weimar Republic. Existing academic discourse focuses mainly on the design achievements of the Frankfurt kitchen as a turning point in the history of architecture. Seeking to understand the role of domestic reform in relation to other contributing theories such as socialism and Taylorism; this paper examines the social, theoretical and historical factors that contributed to Grete Schütte-Lihotzky's monumental design. Analyzing the Frankfurt kitchen within the context of domestic reform in Germany and the United States, this paper focuses on the 'Neues Bauen' (New Building) public housing efforts in Germany in the interwar years; the role of women in Weimar Republic society; the policy of redomestication; as well as the impact of the work of American and German domestic reformers. Three case studies provide detailed analysis of the kitchen designs of Catharine Beecher, Christine Frederick and Schütte-Lihotzky. The first two case studies provide examples of influential American domestic reformers while the final case study brings the analysis back to Germany." -- Abstract, p. iii.
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DESIGN -- Interior design, architecture BB 400.01.05 G631 2017 (Browse shelf) No access to hard copy Cancelled/invalid call number(s): 747.797 G631 2017 2018-0439

DISSERTATION NOTE: bachelor thesis in Interior Design, BAU International Berlin University of Applied Sciences, Berlin, Germany, 2017.

BIBLIOGRAPHY NOTE: includes bibliographical references (p. 53-55).

MACHINE-GENERATED CONTENTS NOTE:

MACHINE-GENERATED SUMMARY NOTE:
"Heralded as the first modern kitchen, the Frankfurt kitchen was designed by Austrian architect Grete Schütte-Lihotzky in 1926 as part of the 'Neues Frankfurt' (New Frankfurt) housing development in the Weimar Republic. Existing academic discourse focuses mainly on the design achievements of the Frankfurt kitchen as a turning point in the history of architecture. Seeking to understand the role of domestic reform in relation to other contributing theories such as socialism and Taylorism; this paper examines the social, theoretical and historical factors that contributed to Grete Schütte-Lihotzky's monumental design. Analyzing the Frankfurt kitchen within the context of domestic reform in Germany and the United States, this paper focuses on the 'Neues Bauen' (New Building) public housing efforts in Germany in the interwar years; the role of women in Weimar Republic society; the policy of redomestication; as well as the impact of the work of American and German domestic reformers. Three case studies provide detailed analysis of the kitchen designs of Catharine Beecher, Christine Frederick and Schütte-Lihotzky. The first two case studies provide examples of influential American domestic reformers while the final case study brings the analysis back to Germany."
-- Abstract, p. iii.

SOURCE OF ACQUISITION NOTE: 1 copy acquired as obligatory copy from the author via Examinations Office, 2017-12-07.

ISSUING BODY NOTE: BAU International Berlin University of Applied Sciences is the former name of Berlin International University of Applied Sciences.

CATALOGUING: original descriptive cataloguing + summary, 2018-12-07, 2019-11-16, 2020-01-25.

CATALOGUING: subject indexing + new call number with BIDAC, 2019-04-01.

CANCELLED/INVALID CALL NUMBER(S): 747.797 G631 2017.

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