I intend to find out more of Ivan Chtcheglov — or Gilles Ivain, but these are my favourite bits from ‘Formulary for a New Urbanism’ from the. FORMULARY FOR A NEW URBANISM Translated by Ian Thompson, January Proofread and Edited by Anna O’Meara & Mehdi el H. SIR, I AM FROM. Ivan Vladimirovitch Chtcheglov was a French political theorist, activist and poet, born in Paris to Ivan wrote Formulaire pour un urbanisme nouveau (Formulary for a New Urbanism) in , at age nineteen under the name Gilles Ivain, which .
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The urban population think they have escaped from cosmic reality, but there is no corresponding expansion of their dream life.
The Hotel of the Epoch. Stars and rain can be seen through glass ceilings. Fr must be sought in the magical locales of fairy tales and surrealist writings: The Tower of Nesle: Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. The poetry of the billboards lasted twenty years. Darkness retreats in the face of lighting, and the seasons in the face of air conditioning: Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. And the police station on Rendezvous Street .
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1.9 Formulary for a New Urbanism
The various attempts to integrate modern science into new myths remain inadequate. It makes it easy to scan through your lists and keep track of progress. A mental illness has overrun the planet: But this theoretical phase is already outdated. Meanwhile abstraction has invaded all the arts, contemporary ne in particular.
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These dated images retain a small catalyzing power, but it is almost impossible to use them in a symbolic urbanism without rejuvenating them by giving them a new meaning. The medico-surgical clinic and the free employment agency on the Quay of Goldsmiths .
This city could urbaanism envisaged in the form of an arbitrary assemblage of castles, grottos, lakes, etc. Architecture is the simplest means of articulating time and space, of modulating reality and engendering dreams. The changing of the scenery from one hour to the next will result in complete disorientation.
Gormulary Choose a language for shopping. We know that a modern building could be constructed which would have no resemblance to a medieval castle but which could preserve and enhance the Castle poetic power by the conservation of a strict minimum of lines, the transposition of certain others, the positioning of openings, the topographical location, etc.
Finally, to those who object that a people cannot live by drifting, it is useful to recall that in every group certain characters priests or heroes are charged firmulary representing various tendencies as specialists, in accordance with the dual mechanism of projection and identification.
This ambience is provoked by an unaccustomed architectural space.
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On the basis of this mobile civilisation, architecture will, at least initially, be a means of experimenting cor the thousands of ways of changing life, in preparation for a synthesis that can only be epic. Some of the other oddities stem from the Parisian habit of naming stores after their street names, which are often rather picturesque, in many cases dating back to the Middle Ages.
The latest technological developments  enable continuous connection urbannism the individual and cosmic reality, while eliminating its inconveniences. And an Astrolarium which would group plant species in accordance with the relations they manifest with the stellar rhythm, a Planetary Garden along the lines the astronomer Thomas wants to establish at Laaer Berg in Vienna.
Communities of the past had offered the masses an absolute truth and unquestionable mythical paradigms. Everyone wavers between the emotionally still-alive past and the already dead future.
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Our first experimental city would live largely off tolerated and controlled tourism. The architecture of tomorrow will be a means of modifying present conceptions of time and space.