A housing shortage,
A view to a utopian future where calculations, applied research, durability, and economic efficiency would salve society’s wounds.
A swift transformation of social and culture values; the 1960s.
A contempt for societally imposed constraints, for government control; a cultural desire for more than the practical.
A housing surplus.
A rejection of clean, modern, international, concrete housing blocks / A desire for warmth, historical reference, traditional cultural vestiges of home.
An influx of immigrants, refugees; aggregated by their acceptance of unwanted modernist housing,
Enclaves of cultural otherness.