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The city of to-morrow and its planning

Author: Le Corbusier
Publisher: New York : Dover, 1987.
Series: Dover books on architecture
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The great revolutionary architect's probing analysis of urban problems and their origins, and his bold solutions, which include the Voisin scheme for the center of Paris, and the more developed scheme for a City of Three Million Inhabitants. Introduction. Foreword. 133 black-and-white illustrations. 82 black-and-white halftones.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Le Corbusier, 1887-1965.
City of to-morrow and its planning.
New York : Dover, 1987
(DLC) 86024342
(OCoLC)16525832
Named Person: Le Corbusier
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Le Corbusier
ISBN: 9780486319483 0486319482 9781306324533 130632453X
OCLC Number: 573377871
Language Note: Translated from the French. Translation of : Urbanisme.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxvii, 301 pages) : illustrations.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: I: General considerations --
The pack-donkey's way and man's way --
Order --
Sensibility comes into play --
Permanence --
Classification and choice (A survey) --
Classification and choice (timely decisions) --
The great city --
Statistics --
Newspaper cuttings and catchwords --
Our technical equipment --
II: Laboratory work: an inquiry into theory --
A contemporary city --
The working day --
The hours of repose --
A concrete case: the centre of Paris --
Physic or surgery --
The centre of Paris --
Finance and realization.
Series Title: Dover books on architecture
Other Titles: Urbanisme.
Responsibility: by Le Corbusier ; translated from the 8th French edition of Urbanisme and with an introduction by Frederick Etchells.

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The great revolutionary architect's probing analysis of urban problems and their origins, and his bold solutions, which include the Voisin scheme for the center of Paris, and the more developed scheme for a City of Three Million Inhabitants. Introduction. Foreword. 133 black-and-white illustrations. 82 black-and-white halftones.

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