Urban Utopias in the Twentieth Century by Robert Fishman
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Urban Utopias in the Twentieth Century
By Robert Fishman

Urban Utopias in the Twentieth Century

Ebenezer Howard, Frank Lloyd Wright, Le Corbusier

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Urban Utopias in the Twentieth Century by Robert Fishman

Book Description

As Robert Fishman writes of three of urban planning's greatest visionaries, Ebenezer Howard, 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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Book Details

ISBN: 9780262560238
ISBN-10: 0262560232
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 155mm x 19mm)
Pages: 384
Imprint: MIT Press
Publisher: MIT Press Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1982
Country of Publication: United States

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