|Interview mit Jane Jacobs, der Autorin von Life And Death Of Great American Cities, 1960:|
Corbusier comes up with a cockamamie scheme for destroying the Right Bank of Paris, the Marais District. And the idea immigrates to America where it takes America by storm. Meanwhile, in France every year Corbusier goes back to the officials in Paris and says I have this wonderful idea to destroy the Right Bank and they laugh at him. For years?decade after decade?they laugh at him. They never do what he proposes. They do build a lot of crappy stuff outside of the center of Paris. But they never knock down the center of Paris. In America we took that idea and we just loved it. Why didn?t we laugh at it?
|Am vergangenen Dienstag ist Jane Jacobs in Toronto verstorben.|