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 human operation directed against nature, a human organism both for
protection and for work. It is a creation. Poetry also is a human act — the
harmonious relationships between perceived images. All the poetry we find in
nature is but ...
The straight line enters into all human history, into all human aim, into every
human act. We must have the courage to view the rectilinear cities of America
with admiration. If the aesthete has not so far done so, the moralist, on the
contrary, may ...
every human act (for man, who has created his implements and has brought
them to great perfection, sets out in practice from the right angle and finishes
ideally with the right angle) : on the other hand, they are evidence of a spirit
working right ...
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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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