housing for the masses: casa colectiva martín rodríguez, 1943

Buenos Aires, La Boca, Casa Colectiva Martín Rodríguez, 1943

It was the end of an era. The ineffectiveness of the Comisión Nacional de Casas Baratas (CNCB) was evident by the end of the 1930’s. Proof can be seen in the huge number of alternative organizations suggested by city officials & the national Congress. Also, the number of constructed units was only small percentage of original projections. A new commission was formed in 1943…

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