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The lecture presents the main points in Danish housing history since 1850
with a focus on the working classes and architectural/technical problem-
Danish listing practise/ideology will be presented leading to an introduction
to the museum´s methodology developed to identify heritage qualities in the
built landscapes in the suburb.
Zooming in on early Danish prefab housing, the lecture introduces the first
Danish experimental low/dense project “Grenhusene” by architect Svenn
Using “Grenhusene” as case the lecture moves on to discuss the complex
problems arising from working with a building heritage that concerns the
history of ordinary people in a cultural climate dominated by the dwellers´
economic interests, tenants democracy, habitual cultural attitudes and the
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