Story: Housing

Modernist planning

One of the objectives of modernist house planning was to save space by including built-in furniture and combining living areas. This film from 1954 shows two Napier houses that had realised this aim.

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Reference: Pictorial Parade 28. National Film Unit, 1954

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Ben Schrader, 'Housing - Interior planning and living', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/38651/modernist-planning (accessed 14 November 2019)

Story by Ben Schrader, published 5 Sep 2013