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THE BATHROOM, THE KITCHEN AND THE AESTHETICS OF WASTE: A PROCESS OF ELIMINATION. Ellen Lupton and J. Abbott Miller. List Visual Arts Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 1992. Distributed by Princeton Architectural Press, New York. 80 pp. with 187 ills. (19 col.). 28 x 21 cm. ISBN 0938437429 In English.
Illustrated with numerous floorplans as well as drawings and photographs of fixtures and appliances culled mainly from magazines of the period, this catalogue presents a provocative examination of the relationship between the development of modern design aesthetics and the evolution of the bathroom and kitchen from the late 19th century to 1940, linking the rise of the streamlined style to sociological and psychological issues involving consumption, bodily hygiene and waste disposal.
Indexing: Western — United States — 1900-1945 — Commercial/Industrial Design
Plans: 30,75
Worldwide Number: 054916
Paperbound $19.95    

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