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“Alpine Architecture”: an Utopian City by Bruno Taut (1917)

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“Alpine Architecture”: an Utopian City by Bruno Taut (1917)

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“Alpine Architecture”: an Utopian City by Bruno Taut (1917)

PEOPLES OF EUROPE! CREATE FOR YOURSELF SACRED POSSESSIONS – BUILD! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The Monte Rosa and its foothills down to the green plains is to be rebuilt. Yes, impractical and without utility! But have we become happy throught utility? Always utility and utility, comfort, convenience – good food, culture – knife, fork, trains, toilets, and yet also – cannons, bombs, instruments of murder! To want only the utilitarian and comfortable without higher ideals is boredom…

“Alpine Architecture”: an Utopian City by Bruno Taut (1917)

PEOPLES OF EUROPE! CREATE FOR YOURSELF SACRED POSSESSIONS – BUILD! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The Monte Rosa and its foothills down to the green plains is to be rebuilt. Yes, impractical and without utility! But have we become happy throught utility? Always utility and utility, comfort, convenience – good food, culture – knife, fork, trains, toilets, and yet also – cannons, bombs, instruments of murder! To want only the utilitarian and comfortable without higher ideals is boredom…

In 1917, German architect Bruno Taut conceived an utopian city in the Alps and documented it through 30 illustrated plates in the book "Alpine Architecture". The treatise developed the ambitious plans for a city to be constructed by the same inhabitants of the community. "Alpine Architecture"...

“Alpine Architecture”: an Utopian City by Bruno Taut (1917)

In 1917, German architect Bruno Taut conceived an utopian city in the Alps and documented it through 30 illustrated plates in the book "Alpine Architecture". The treatise developed the ambitious plans for a city to be constructed by the same inhabitants of the community. "Alpine Architecture"...

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“Alpine Architecture”: an Utopian City by Bruno Taut (1917)

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“Alpine Architecture”: an Utopian City by Bruno Taut (1917)

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“Alpine Architecture”: an Utopian City by Bruno Taut (1917)

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