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How the Tuberculosis Epidemic Influenced Modernist Architecture

How the Tuberculosis Epidemic Influenced Modernist Architecture

CityLab - Elizabeth Yuko

Light, air, and hygiene were not just aesthetic preoccupations of the early Modernists: They were the best treatment for tuberculosis at the time. Since the widespread use of antibiotics to treat tuberculosis started in the 1950s, most people have forgotten about the disease that was, at one point, …

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