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" Brasilia, but when you operate in an overbuilt metropolis, you have to hack your way with a meat ax. "
City of Disorder: How the Quality of Life Campaign Transformed New York Politics - Página 65
por Alex S. Vitale - 2008 - 252 páginas
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The Dialectics of Seeing: Walter Benjamin and the Arcades Project

Susan Buck-Morss - 1991 - 512 páginas
...buildings who made use of New Deal funds to demolish large sections of the city with the philosophy: "When you operate in an overbuilt metropolis, you have to hack your way with a meat axe"95 — or like Albrecht Speer, who was put in charge of a colossal rebuilding project for Berlin...
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Ways of the World: A History of the World's Roads and of the Vehicles That ...

M. G. Lay - 1999 - 428 páginas
...kind of picture you like on a clean slate ... in laying out a New Delhi, Canberra or Brasilia, but when you operate in an overbuilt metropolis you have to hack your way with a meat axe" (St. Clair 1986). The objections of commuters had a precedent. In the late nineteenth century...
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The Creative Destruction of Manhattan, 1900-1940

Max Page - 1999 - 330 páginas
...York's slums. —-Jacob A. Riis, How the Oilier Half Lives: Studies Among the Tenements ofNewYork . . . when you operate in an overbuilt metropolis, you have to hack your way with a meat ax. —Robert Moses, PuUicW»rks:A Dangerous Trade Joseph Mitchell, the New Yorkers inveterate observer...
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Taking the Train: How Graffiti Art Became an Urban Crisis in New York City

Joe Austin - 2001 - 384 páginas
...logistical context is viscerally represented in an oft-quoted remark he made later in his autobiography: "When you operate in an overbuilt metropolis, you have to hack your way with a meat ax."15 Built through longestablished, densely packed neighborhoods, the construction of the interstates...
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Splintering Urbanism: Networked Infrastructures, Technological Mobilities ...

Stephen Graham, Simon Marvin - 2001 - 516 páginas
...Brooklyn in the process. But Moses' modernising zeal was unabashed. He declared, in his defence, that 'when you operate in an overbuilt metropolis you have to hack your way through with a meat axe' (Robert Moses, quoted in Berman, 1983, 307). Echoing Haussmann, Moses wanted...
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Embodied Utopias: Gender, Social Change, and the Modern Metropolis

Amy Bingaman, Lise Sanders, Rebecca Zorach - 2002 - 338 páginas
...planner of New York City, evokes a similar image of violence, one explicitly linked to the abattoir. 'When you operate in an overbuilt metropolis, you have to hack your way with a meat ax' (cited in Berman 1988: 290). Exoticism and Degeneration in Indochina, 1890-1940 Hazel Hahn From the...
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Concrete and Clay: Reworking Nature in New York City

Matthew Gandy - 2003 - 364 páginas
...and indulge your every whim in the wilderness in laying out a New Delhi, Canberra or Brasilia, but when you operate in an overbuilt metropolis you have to hack your way with a meat ax. —Robert Moses 7 * The critical moment when Moses's vision began to play a part in a far broader crisis...
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Autopia: Cars and Culture

Peter Wollen, Joe Kerr - 2002 - 412 páginas
...was that There are more houses in the way . . . more people in the way - that's all.' He boasted that 'When you operate in an overbuilt metropolis, you have to hack your way with a meat ax.'1 The subconscious equation here - animals' corpses to be chopped up and eaten, and 'people in...
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Lewis Mumford, a Life

Donald L. Miller - 2002 - 676 páginas
...of neighborhoods, many of them lively, close-knit places like East Tremont. When you build highways in an overbuilt metropolis "you have to hack your way with a meat ax," Moses declared.2 And while he did build housing for the poor, and for some of the families he evicted...
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On the Nature of Cities: Toward Enduring and Creative Human Environments

Kenneth Schneider - 2003 - 382 páginas
...revolutionary in another basic way. New York's Robert Moses, speaking in 1964, aptly stated the point: "When you operate in an overbuilt metropolis you have to hack your way with a meat ax." How could one be more explicit? To achieve an integrity of automobile movement one must destroy living...
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