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Jacobs, Jane   Howard, Ebenezer   modernizm   Le Corbusier   Jeanneret, Charles-Edouard


The article is devoted to one of the most famous twentieth-century town planner Jane Jacobs and her criticism of the dominant methods of city planning. The text analyzes the genesis of modernist urbanism (based on the concept of Ebenezer Howard and Le Corbusier). It also presents Jane Jacobs' attitude to their American realizations in city planning (on the example of Robert Moses, the City Beautiful Movement, and the character of Lewis Mumford). The author also outlines Jane Jacobs' vision of the city.

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Katedra Doktryn Politycznych i Prawnych Wydziału Prawa, Administracji i Ekonomii Uniwersytetu Wrocławskiego

Date issued:



ISSN 2451-2060   ISBN 978-83-65158-17-8




pol   eng


Acta Erasmiana. 2020, 19 s. 85-100

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Acta Erasmiana. 2020, 19

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