In the 1920s, the urban theory of Ludwig Hilberseimer (1885–1967) redefined architecture’s relationship to the city. His proposal for a high-rise city, where leisure, labor and circulation would be vertically integrated, both frightened his contemporaries and offered a trenchant critique of the dynamics of the capitalist metropolis. Hilberseimer’s Groszstadtarchitektur is presented here for the first time in English translation. . . .
Translate: GSAPP Books presents Ludwig Hilberseimer’s
Metropolisarchitecture and Selected Essays
Richard Anderson, Pier Vittorio Aureli, Craig Buckley, & Claire Zimmerman
6.30 pm / Wood Auditorium, Avery Hall
1172 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10027