Paul Laszlo (1900-1993): Atomville

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Description

With Cold War hysteria growing, architects, engineers, and designers in the post-World War Two era created small bomb shelters for single families, as well as large-scale underground shelters for entire communities. The Atomville design was specifically for air bases and military installations-- to house personnel and equipment.

Creator

Paul Laszlo, designer

Source

Paul László papers, Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.

Date

circa 1956

Rights

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Citation

Paul Laszlo, designer, “Paul Laszlo (1900-1993): Atomville,” UCSB ADC Omeka, accessed September 27, 2021, http://www.adc-exhibits.museum.ucsb.edu/items/show/223.