View Single Post
Old 04-12-2009, 11:16 AM   #6
ablarc
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 3,528
Re: A 21st Century Urban Project

Another recent urban project:















The first time it was avant-garde, it used to look like this (Corbusian planning):



Though it?s getting replaced, some still survives:


What a variety of subdivision types all in one photo! Like a sampler.

The new parts are nothing if not picturesque. They let people live normal French lives, like they grew up living. When the buildings get dirty, only archaeologists will be able to tell they?re new.













Would you just look at all the zoning categories. This municipality will try a little of everything. A veritable buffet:





11 stops by RER to the Latin Quarter.
ablarc is offline   Reply With Quote