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Architecture of welfare state

The concepts of social politics in the field of architecture and construction developed in 1930s were fully and massively applied after the World War II. This trend had universal character and was present after the first decade of post-war renewal, both in Western and Eastern Europe. Housing, schools, public services as culture and health care services that have been built at that time, represent till today core of the everyday architecture. In the context of the authoritarian socialist state was mass housing and connected public services one of the key tools of strengthening the trust of citizens in state. Building of large modern housing estates become one of the main instruments of the implementation of the idea of welfare state.

Project: VEGA č. 2/0114/21

Project duration: 01. 01. 2021 / 31. 12. 2023