Film Review: Beat Girl And City 2000

Despite public disdain and Hollywood derision, modernism maintains its grip on architecture.
January 9, 2004, 6am PST | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"City 2000 resembles what Le Corbusier wanted to do to Paris, but even more it resembles Brasilia, the planned new modernist capital of Brazil, built in the late 1950s and '60s. In fact, later in the film, the architect has persuaded a financier from some Latin American country to back its construction, with help from his brother, a corrupt legislator."

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Published on Thursday, January 8, 2004 in The Providence Journal
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