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Utopias and architecture / Nathaniel Coleman.

By: Coleman, Nathaniel.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall no.: NA209.5 .C654 2005Publication: Abingdon [England] ; New York : Routledge, 2005Description: ix, 334 p. : ill.ISBN: 9780415700856; 0415700841 (hb); 041570085X (pb).Subject(s): Visionary architecture | Utopias | Architecture -- Philosophy
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.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 319-326) and index.

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.

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