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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THE GREAT CITY OF TO-DAY IS DESTROYING ITSELF The great city is born of
the railway. In the past the city- was entered by gates in the ramparts ; traffic, both
on wheels and on foot, split up and was dissipated on the way to the town's ...
From the opposite direction, from the valley below, from which a funicular railway
drops 2,400 feet into another valley as far as the mountain station, where a fussy
but determined little railway links up through a hundred rugged and precipitous ...
together ; for the construction of the dam involves a mountain railway with its
engines and trucks, a system of overhead cables, pylons, a system for distributing
the aggregate, concrete- making machines and a dredger. All this equipment
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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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