Architecture provides the framework for a civilization (housing, work,
leisure, circulation); so architecture is also town planning.
It is no longer possible to separate architecture and
town planningtheyare one and the same thing. Le Corbusier pseudonym of Charles EÅ douard Jeanneret 'If I had to teach you architecture'. Collected in
Dennis Sharp (ed) The
Rationalists: Theory and Design in the Modern Movement (1978).
I have a
horror of the word 'flesh', which has become so shopworn.Why not
'meat'whilethey're about it? What I like is skin, a
young girl's skin that is pink and shows that she has a good
circulation. Pierre Auguste Renoir Quoted inJean Renoir
Renoir, My Father (translated by R and D Weaver,1962).
The denunciation of the young is a necessary part of the hygiene of older
people, and greatlyassists the circulation of
their blood. Logan Pearsall Smith Afterthoughts,'Age and Death'.