Housing Questions and Answers for 99 years
Stay. Now. Then: Housing and answers for 99 years shows how architecture and design help to find solutions and promote the development of quality housing for all. In the exhibition, we are looking for answers to the housing issue from 1917 to today and into the future. We are looking forward and collect the latest attempt to find solutions in our own time. The exhibition opens in April 2016
House shaped like stars in Gröndal 1946 villas Stacked in Gothenburg in 1960, temporary emergency shelter in Stockholm in 1917, fast house in Högdalen 2015 Buddy accommodation in Lund. Housing issue is one of today's most controversial. But how do the answers like? And what can we learn from the response that the story given to find future housing solutions.
– After this exhibition should feel that it is going to change, you can think again, it is possible to do things, says Dan Hallemar , project manager for the exhibition Bo. Now. Then: Housing and answers for 99 years.
What did politics in 1931 when Sweden was Europe's worst housing standards? What decisions the Government took in 1974 when segregation and injustice was considered to be alarming? How did the public in 1964 when 150 000 stood in the housing queue in Stockholm? What do you do now that it's 500,000? How sounded debates when? What were the arguments? Who was it that decided? And how is it now?
ArkDes housing exhibition is a journey through concrete built in response to the housing problem in different times. Where architecture and design helped to find solutions and driven the development of quality housing for all.