Urban Utopias in the Twentieth Century: Ebenezer Howard, Frank Lloyd Wright, Le Corbusier / Edition 1

Urban Utopias in the Twentieth Century: Ebenezer Howard, Frank Lloyd Wright, Le Corbusier / Edition 1

by Robert Fishman
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0262560232

ISBN-13: 9780262560238

Pub. Date: 09/16/1982

Publisher: MIT Press

As Robert Fishman writes of three of urban planning's greatest visionaries, EbenezerHoward, Frank Lloyd Wright and Le Corbusier, they 'hated the cities of their time with an overwhelming passion. The metropolis was the counter-image of their ideal cities, the hell that inspired their heavens.'

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As Robert Fishman writes of three of urban planning's greatest visionaries, EbenezerHoward, Frank Lloyd Wright and Le Corbusier, they 'hated the cities of their time with an overwhelming passion. The metropolis was the counter-image of their ideal cities, the hell that inspired their heavens.'

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780262560238
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
09/16/1982
Edition description:
1 MIT PR
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.75(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Preface ix
Introduction 3(20)
I Ebenezer Howard
The Ideal City Made Practicable
23(4)
Inventing the Garden City
27(13)
Design for Cooperation
40(12)
The Peaceful Path
52(12)
Building the Garden City
64(12)
Elder Statesman
76(6)
Beyond the Grave
82(5)
Summation
87(4)
II Frank Lloyd Wright
Truth Against the World
91(6)
An American Boyhood
97(5)
Chicago and Oak Park
102(13)
In the Wilderness
115(7)
Broadacre City
122(13)
Community and Culture
135(7)
Prophetic Leadership
142(10)
The Living City
152(4)
Summation
156(7)
III Le Corbusier
Contrasts
163(2)
Self-Creation
165(17)
Architecture or Revolution
182(6)
The Contemporary City
188(17)
Plan Voisin
205(8)
The Ghost of Colbert
213(13)
The Radiant City
226(9)
Quest for Authority
235(8)
Vichy
243(10)
Triumph and Disillusionment
253(5)
Summation
258(7)
Conclusion 265(14)
Notes 279(27)
Bibliography 306(19)
Index 325

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