The City of To-morrow and Its Planning
Dover, 1987 - 301 Seiten
In this 1929 classic, the great architect Le Corbusier turned from the design of houses to the planning of cities, surveying urban problems and venturing bold new solutions. The book shocked and thrilled a world already deep in the throes of the modern age.
Today it is revered as a work that, quite literally, helped shape our world. Le Corbusier articulates concepts and ideas he would put to work in his city planning schemes for Algiers, Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires, Barcelona, Geneva, Stockholm and Antwerp, as well as schemes for a variety of structures from a museum in Tokyo to the United Nations buildings. The influence it exerted on a new generation of architects is now legendary.
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Paris is sick. And the Faculty (in this case the authorities) is divided into two
camps, the physicians and the surgeons. ... the actual spots themselves are
extremely significant : they provide an a priori demonstration of the theory of the
Centre of ...
When once that has been established, the matter becomes of importance to the
Government. The Minister of Finance could find immense financial resources in
the very centre of Paris. Such a project could never lead to private speculation of
There are legions in Paris who would gladly give up the middle-class flats in the
various quarters of Paris in which they have to carry on their businesses and
would take over, as tenant-owners, each their appropriate floor-space in a ...
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Le Corbusier presents what he calls a technical solution to existing problems. In the 1920s, these problems were predominantly related to the advent of the motor car, and the need to replace what he ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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