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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individual as they once were (and were therefore limited and inefficient), but that
they proceed from the intense fusion of every sort of energy, a fusion which is the
result of the particular form of progress which has made our own age ; and that ...
In New York 20,000 people (d) invade a narrow street at practically one moment,
and the result is complete chaos ; all fast traffic is paralyzed and the idea for
which the sky-scraper stands is robbed of all significance. Created for the
purpose 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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