This thesis evaluates the colonial productions and contestations of Puerto Rican public housing and its residents as urban ‘others’. The research presented emphasizes the symbolic battle and materials actuality embedded in Las Gladiolas’s community politics which resists and disrupts a homogeneous vision of past, current and future urban house.
In one other gallery, a big-scale, two-display screen film presentation takes visitors inside a variety of up to date architect-designed houses. In the ultimate gallery, interviews with developers, contractors, residents, and real-property brokers give guests a different type of take a look at six communities. The National Building Museum presents House & Home, a kaleidoscopic array of photographs, objects, fashions, and movies that take us on a tour of houses each familiar and shocking, by way of previous and present, difficult our ideas about what it means to be at house in America. Remarkable transformations in expertise, legal guidelines, and shopper … Read More