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Utopias and architectue / Nathaniel Coleman.

By: Coleman, Nathaniel.
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2005Description: ix, 334 p. : ill ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0415700841 (hb : alk. paper).Subject(s): Visionary architecture | Utopias | Architecture -- PhilosophyDDC classification: 720.1
Contents:
Introduction: utopias & architectures? -- Part 1: Conceptualizing utopias: 1. Architecture & orientation - 2. Situating utopias - 3. Real fictions - 4. Varieties of architectural utopias - 5. Postwar possibilities -- Part 2: Optimistic architectures: 6. Le Corbusier's monastic ideal - 7. The life within - 8. Fairy tales & golden dust - 9. Kahn & Salk's challenge to dualistic thinking - 10. Aldo van Eyck's utopian discipline - 11. Story of another idea - 12. The unthinkability of utopia - 13. Into the present.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction: utopias & architectures? -- Part 1: Conceptualizing utopias: 1. Architecture & orientation - 2. Situating utopias - 3. Real fictions - 4. Varieties of architectural utopias - 5. Postwar possibilities -- Part 2: Optimistic architectures: 6. Le Corbusier's monastic ideal - 7. The life within - 8. Fairy tales & golden dust - 9. Kahn & Salk's challenge to dualistic thinking - 10. Aldo van Eyck's utopian discipline - 11. Story of another idea - 12. The unthinkability of utopia - 13. Into the present.