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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It is a simple matter to build urban dwellings away from the streets, without small
internal courtyards and with the windows looking on to large parks ; and this
whether our housing schemes are of the type with " set-backs " or built on the ...
In the country the eight-hour day, with its corollary of eight hours of recreation and
eight hours of sleep, is gradually causing the agricultural labourer to disappear ;
but this new type of housing scheme turns the inhabitant of the garden city into ...
... THE ESPRIT NOUVEAU AT THE EXHIBITION OF DECORATIVE ART AT
PARIS, I925 In the background can be seen the " Voisin " plan for Paris and
various diagrams dealing with traffic problems, housing schemes, new types of
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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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