New Humanism

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New Humanism. Associated with New Empiricism, it was a term suggesting the style of Swedish architecture prevalent from the 1940s, which supposedly put the welfare of people first, and profoundly influenced housing and other architecture in the UK after the 1939–45 war.

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