Le Corbusier and fascism 2015

Both admired Fordist and Taylorist models of production, were contemptuous of parliamentary democracy and looked to authoritarian leadership to realize their transformation of society. “And both shared the belief that an alliance of technocrats and producers was necessary to bring about the nation’s socio-economic regeneration, reproducing the ‘esprit de corps’ celebrated in the trenches of World War I,” he said.

via Culture – The battle for Le Corbusier: Fascism row taints legacy of France’s foremost architect – France 24.


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