Discussion 2 – Three Reminders I. Mass and Three Reminders II. Surface – Discussion 2 1

Read the following pages in Towards A New Architecture: (21-42) and resp’ond to one (1) of the following prompts (A, B, C) in 100 – 150 words. (pg,1 starts in PDF. 24)


A. Discuss Corbusier’s description of Mass. Which type of building does he feel is not ‘very beautiful’ and why does he feel that way?

B. With regard to Corbusier’s discussion of Surface, discuss the difference between Rue De Rivoli and Boulevard Raspail.


PDF link: https://monoskop.org/images/b/bf/Corbusier_Le_Towards_a_New_Architecture_no_OCR.pdf