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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These main lines would end at the Central Station, or better still might be
connected up by a loop system. The Station. There is only one station. The only
place for the station is in the centre of the city. It is the natural place for it, and
there is no ...
On the right, and traversed by one of the arms of the main arterial roads, we have
the warehouses, and the industrial quarters with their goods stations. All round
the city is the protected \one of woods and green fields. Further beyond are the ...
A CONTEMPORARY CITY The centre of the city seen from one of the terraced
cafes surrounding the Great Central Station square. The station can be seen
between the two sky-scrapers on the left, only slightly raised above ground level.
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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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