All posts tagged “le corbusier

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Haussmannization

If you’re into cities, then you’re likely familiar with the Baron Georges-Eugène Haussmann. He was Napoleon III’s urban planner and the man responsible for the Paris we all know and love today. Those broad avenues radiating from the Arc de Triomphe are his doing. His… Read More

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Tower renewal

Before I went to bed last night, I stumbled upon this Globe and Mail article talking about Toronto’s Tower Renewal program. Here’s a snippet: “In the postwar period, Canadian cities, particularly Toronto, grew differently from those in the United States, following a European-style model of regional… Read More