Published in 1/2019 - Urbanity


Private Public Private

Antti Auvinen, Kristian Äijö

Southdale Center (Edina, Minnesota, USA) ulkonäkymä
Eastland Center designed by Victor Gruen opened in 1957 in Harper Woods, and inner-ring suburb of Detroit, Mighican, USA. Image from the book Victor Gruen: Shopping Towns USA: The Planning of Shopping Centers, 1960.

In mid-century USA, Victor Gruen developed the shopping mall, a typology that still attracts people yet raises questions on how contemporary cities should be designed.

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