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id ecaade2010_130
authors Sdegno, Alberto
year 2010
title Digital Simulation of the City for Three Millions Inhabitants by Le Corbusier: Geometrical analysis, electronic reconstruction and video animation
source FUTURE CITIES [28th eCAADe Conference Proceedings / ISBN 978-0-9541183-9-6] ETH Zurich (Switzerland) 15-18 September 2010, pp.549-556
wos WOS:000340629400059
summary The research that is presented describes the geometrical analysis and the digital reconstruction of one of the most important designs by Le Corbusier: the City of Three Millions Inhabitants; it represents one of the most impressive solutions of the idea of Future City done during the XX Century, and a lot of its architectural elements are now part of contemporary buildings. The aim of the research was to understand the main morphological aspects of it and compare the different solutions made by the author during his life, starting from the first public presentation in occasion of the Salon d’Automne in Paris (1922) and to reconstruct the 3D digital realistic-textured model of it, in order to realize the video that describes the whole project of the city; the research was done at the Faculty of Architecture of the IUAV University of Venice.
keywords Le Corbusier; Urban design; Digital reconstruction; Simulation; Video
series eCAADe
email sdegno@units.it
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