The ‘Modernization attempt’ of Newcastle upon Tyne

Modernist is one of the most important architecture philosophy or style in 20th century. It is led by Walter Gropius (1883-1969) and Le Corbusier (1887-1965) and had a significant impact in British after the World War Two (Architecture.com, 2018). Modern architects believed that mechanized building is more fit the social than traditional building. It probably…
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In search of an Ideal City: Urban Village as an example of Sustainable Neighbourhood

The blog covers my reflections on the lecture “Design of Neighbourhoods”  by Ali Madanipour, Professor of Urban Design and the Director of Global Urban Research Unit at Newcastle University.  Since ancient times urban planners, artists, sculptors, architects and philosophers were trying to reveal the secret of an “ideal city” that would meet the requirements of…
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