Design in Uniform at CCA

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April 6, 2011
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  In addition to the show, the CCA is also putting out this monograph by curator and NYU history of architecture professor Jean-Louis Cohen. The image shows a team of camouflage artists at work at Fort Belvoir, Virginia. Illustration in Robert P. Breckenridge, Modern Camouflage: The New Science of Protective Concealment, 1942. McGill University Library, Montreal. Publication Architecture en uniforme : projeter et construire pour la Seconde Guerre mondiale (2011). © CCA / Hazan.
    In addition to the show, the CCA is also putting out this monograph by curator and NYU history of architecture professor Jean-Louis Cohen. The image shows a team of camouflage artists at work at Fort Belvoir, Virginia. Illustration in Robert P. Breckenridge, Modern Camouflage: The New Science of Protective Concealment, 1942. McGill University Library, Montreal. Publication Architecture en uniforme : projeter et construire pour la Seconde Guerre mondiale (2011). © CCA / Hazan.
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  Here's a photo of architect Albert Kahn's Chrysler Tank Arsenal in Detroit, Michigan. The photo is from July 10, 1941 and is by photographer Hedrich-Blessing.  Courtesy of Property of Chicago History Museum.  Not to be reproduced or used without written permission from CHM Rights & Reproductions Dep.
    Here's a photo of architect Albert Kahn's Chrysler Tank Arsenal in Detroit, Michigan. The photo is from July 10, 1941 and is by photographer Hedrich-Blessing. Courtesy of Property of Chicago History Museum. Not to be reproduced or used without written permission from CHM Rights & Reproductions Dep.
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  This Japanese infographic describes what to do in the event of an air raid. "Guideline for an Air Raid", Tokyo, 1943, The Wolfsonian-Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection.
    This Japanese infographic describes what to do in the event of an air raid. "Guideline for an Air Raid", Tokyo, 1943, The Wolfsonian-Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection.
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  Here we see the drafting room at the Ford Motor bomber factory in Willow Run, Michigan, in 1942. The building was designed by Albert Kahn Associates.Photograph by Hedrich-Blessing. CCA Collection Gift of Federico Bucci. Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal. Gift of Federico Bucci. © Chicago History Museum.
    Here we see the drafting room at the Ford Motor bomber factory in Willow Run, Michigan, in 1942. The building was designed by Albert Kahn Associates.Photograph by Hedrich-Blessing. CCA Collection Gift of Federico Bucci. Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal. Gift of Federico Bucci. © Chicago History Museum.
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  Long before Michelle Obama was doing it, citizens on the homefront were exhorted to plant victory gardens. "Plant a Victory Garden", poster, 1943. The Wolfsonian-Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, don de Leonard A. Lauder, 2007.
    Long before Michelle Obama was doing it, citizens on the homefront were exhorted to plant victory gardens. "Plant a Victory Garden", poster, 1943. The Wolfsonian-Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, don de Leonard A. Lauder, 2007.
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  This German poster draws a parallel between the first and second World Wars, presumably to encourage Germany on to victory. "Atlantic Wall; 1943 is not 1918", German poster printed in the Netherlands, 1943.Don't miss a word of Dwell! Download our  FREE app from iTunes, friend us on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter! 
The Wolfsonian-Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection.
    This German poster draws a parallel between the first and second World Wars, presumably to encourage Germany on to victory. "Atlantic Wall; 1943 is not 1918", German poster printed in the Netherlands, 1943.

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    The Wolfsonian-Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection.
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