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Utopias and architecture

Author: Nathaniel Coleman
Publisher: Abingdon [England] ; New York : Routledge, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A detailed and innovative re-assessment of the work of three architects - Le Corbusier, Louis I. Kahn and Aldo van Eyck - who sought to represent a utopian content in their work.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nathaniel Coleman
ISBN: 0415700841 041570085X 9780415700849 9780415700856
OCLC Number: 57579270
Description: ix, 334 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction : utopias and architectures? --
Conceptualizing utopias --
Architecture and orientation --
Situating utopias --
Real fictions --
Varieties of architectural utopias --
Post war possibilities --
Optimistic architectures --
Le Corbusier's monastic ideal --
The life within --
Fairy tales and golden dust --
Kahn and Salk's challenge to dualistic thinking --
Aldo van Eyck's utopian discipline --
Story of another idea --
The unthinkability of utopia --
Into the present.
Responsibility: Nathaniel Coleman.
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