It’s back… bigger & better than ever!
Did you miss Housing for the Masses? Probably not :) But after a solid week of editing, uploading, researching & designing, it’s finally online again.
During 2007-08–just before my temporary move to Australia–I began investigating the history of housing projects in Buenos Aires. Fascinating stuff & a great way to explore the city. The more I read, the more I realized that very little research had been done about an important part of local history. When I took my blog offline in 2009, it seemed a shame not to have this content available. Now it’s back in its very own blog.
Since these posts were first published, seems like more people have become interested in this topic. There’s more info online than ever before & now that I’m back in Buenos Aires almost full-time, I can pick up where I left off. I’m particularly proud of this series (currently 28 posts) & look forward to documenting more of this unexplored side of Buenos Aires.
What’s new? More diagrams. There’s also more historic photos. The text of most posts remains about the same; updated info, if any, is added at the bottom. And like the CIAE substations, each housing project is now mapped in Google. Hard to believe that these tools weren’t available even a few years ago!
If anyone wishes to contribute or invite me to take photos, please leave a message on the blog. Gracias! Now get out there and explore these neighborhoods!