Architecture at the Crossroads: 8. Houses Fit for People


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First transmitted in 1986, Houses Fit for People looks at housing and where the modern movement went wrong with their high-rises and modern concrete estates. It identifies an increasing demand for a humane approach to the places people live in, and seeks out examples in the work of some innovative European architects.


Guidance: Contains very strong language.

Channel: BBC (Archive)

First Air Date: 2 Mar 1986

Duration: 40 mins


Collection: Post-War Architecture (23 programmes)

A collection of programmes examining the triumphs and failures of post-war architecture.



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