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AD Classics: Venice Hospital / Le Corbusier

Posted On: Oct 17, 2018   |   Posted By: Arch Daily

AD Classics: Venice Hospital / Le Corbusier

Model. Image © Fondation Le Corbusier
This article was originally published on August 15, 2016. To read the stories behind other celebrated architecture projects, visit our AD Classics section.
Le Corbusier made an indelible mark on Modernist architecture when he declared “une maison est une machine-à-habiter”. His belief that architecture should be as efficient as machinery resulted in such proposals such as the Plan Voisin , a proposal to transform the Second Empire boulevards of Paris into a series of cruciform skyscrapers rising from a grid of freeways and open parks.Not all of Le Corbusier 's concepts, however, were geared toward such radical urban transformation. His 1965 proposal for a hospital in Venice , Italy, was notable in its attempt at seeking aesthetic harmony with its unique surroundings: an attempt not to eradicate history, but to translate it.
Sectional Model. Image © Fondation Le Corbusier
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