Le Corbusier's Self Endorsed Edict, A State Of Mind For Conceiving Mass Production Housing

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Moving towards the end of the passage, Le Corbusier’s final assertion in his self endorsed edict “A state of mind for conceiving mass-production housing.” Again one could argue Le Corbusier was inferring more so to a level of thought where there is no pre conceived notion of what a home or tower is, or even can be, only the task at hand and a mind to solve it. For instance, the ‘Dom-Ino’ system (Fig 4.1) he established in 1910 while touring the AEG factory you when applied rigorously and with strict adherence to the mindset of mass production, will inevitably reach standardization no matter the variation. This last tenet, In particular and much like modernism itself, can be interpreted in a multitude of ways yet with adherence to something so prescribed as the earlier excerpt is it reinforces his order for us to accept a design seemingly devoid of feeling or form, is to look at it as architecture, but as a singular object part of a much larger whole that only is integrated on a much larger scale, in doing so would solve the problem at hand and to not lose sight of that. Le Corbusier wanted architecture to be the same the world over because he believed that there was a “correct” way to build and only he knew what the solution was. The program of the International Congress for Modern Architecture, of which Le Corbusier was the significant proponent, states: “Reforms are extended simultaneously to all cities, to all rural areas, across the seas.” No exceptions. “Oslo, Moscow,

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