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Haussmannization

Definitions

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  • n. The creative destruction of something for the betterment of society.

Etymologies

from Baron Haussmann (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • It's interesting to think about Algerian colonial architecture in conjunction with the "Haussmannization" project that was completed in Paris only about thirty years before.

    French Colonial Architecture in Algiers

  • 'Haussmannization' revived, consciously or unconsciously, an old arrangement.

    Ancient Town-Planning

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