New Empiricism

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New Empiricism. Swedish architecture of the 1940s by Erskine, Markelius, and others, perceived as the ‘New Humanism’ and ‘Welfare-State’ architecture. Its somewhat bland imagery was opposed by the protagonists of New Brutalism.

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Architectural Review, ci/606 (June 1947), 199–204, and ciii/613 (Jan. 1948), 8–22