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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MINNEAPOLIS (A FRAGMENT) This gives us an indication of a new moral
outlook in social life, and provides some clue to the mutual astonishment which
Americans and Europeans can cause one another to feel. Our epoch has now
The warning of a new epoch. The poet's foresight conceives the city on a new
scale. With these proofs before him he knows that a great epoch is about to
appear. Homage to Eiffel ! Fifty years have passed and people are still arguing
for and ...
Collective will is the state of mind of an epoch which is capable of application to
the mass of men as well as to the individual, by means of those great successive
movements which are at once an education, a disintegration, and a renewal ; it is
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