» Here is the solution proposed by the 'Voisin' Scheme. Here are the districts which it [.] proposed to demolish and those which it [.] suggested should be built in their place. Both plans are to the same scale. «
The power of the diagram; the evolution of urban planning in 10 diagrams. "The diagram can cut both ways: It can either be a distillation in the best sense of really taking a very complex set of issues and providing us with a very elegant communication of the solution. Or it can artificially simplify something that actually needs to be complex."
Corbusier. Plans of Villa Savoie (Savoye), Poissy, near Paris. (After Le Corbusier) (a) Ground-floor plan showing pilotis, car-parking arrangements, entrance, central ramp, and stair. (b) First-floor plan. (c) Second-floor plan