Ideals in Concrete: Exploring Central and Eastern Europe

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Cor Wagenaar, Mieke Dings
Fonds BKVB, 2004 - Architecture - 179 pages
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Can there still be talk of a shared culture in the 'Family of Europe, ' or are the East and West estranged? This question is the main theme of this beautifully designed book that provides, through images and text, a critical examination of Eastern and Western European cities in light of the 2004 unification. In planning euphoria and the building of a completely new society based on rational and scientific principles, we can glimpse a mirroring of the ideas and views of Communist politicians, architects and urban planners. The city is used here as a vehicle for the exploration of these key issues

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18
Section 2
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Section 3
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