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Tage William-Olsson: planner and polemicist

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Medium: journal article
Language(s): English
Published in: arq: Architectural Research Quarterly, , n. 3-4, v. 7
Page(s): 295-309
DOI: 10.1017/s1359135503002240
Abstract:

In 1934 Le Corbusier wrote to Tage William-Olsson: ‘You have created, in Stockholm, the first great work of the modern time, the traffic junction of Slussen [1]. It seems as if everything should go on in the same scale. Don't despair. Go on, make proposals, fight…’ These encouraging words from the vigorous master certainly suited an architect whose father had told him that, ‘There are two things in front of which you shouldn't despair, those which you can't change and those which you can’. He hung Le Corbusier's letter on the wall of his office.

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