Redrawing as Key to the Spatial Thought of Hana Kučerová Zaveská

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Abstract

The paper analyzes two works of Hana Kučerová Zaveská, Czech architect and designer who made an important contribution to the Modern Movement, dealing with social housing and social services and placing the emphasis on improving the status of women.One of the first women to represent Modern Architecture at the ‘Exhibition of Contemporary Culture’ in Brno in 1928, with Villa Balling she contributed, as only woman, to the edification of district Baba in Prague, presented at the residential architecture as a field of experimentation with minimal houses.Since 1933, she worked to the summer residence for the parents in the district Dobřichovice in Prague. Both villas have great flexibility through a renewable and modifiable space as needed. The design also affects the furniture that is designedfor each room of the house, in a simple and convenient way, to promote the liberation of women from unnecessary home work.Hana Kučerová Zaveská has been able to re-read the history of architecture, managing to develop solutions that are still among the best examples of “femininearchitecture”.Redrawing projects Hana Kučerová Zaveská through new and unreleased representationsand graphical analysis, wants to provide an original key to the spatial thought of the architect.
Lingua originaleEnglish
Pagine404-419
Numero di pagine16
Stato di pubblicazionePublished - 2017

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