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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Let us attempt to formulate the standards of mechanical beauty. If we could admit
that mechanical beauty was a matter of pure reason, the question would be
settled out of hand : mechanical creation could have no permanent aesthetic
The twentieth century still wears the clothes of pre-mechanical humanity. It is as
though public economy, commerce, politics and finance were still governed by
the post-boy with his horses and his relays. The awakening of the twentieth
So much logic taken to its extreme limits, so much " science," so much of the "
mechanical," everywhere present, and challenging one on every page. Are these
the unpardonable crimes of some architect who has straved from the fold ? So we
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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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