Katya Knyazeva (avezink) wrote,
Katya Knyazeva
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French Bund in Shanghai c. 1913.

“Thus we did approach by sea, like in old times, to watch all these things unfold.”


Photo by Frederik G. Clapp., AGSL Collections at UWM. See it on the map.

Quote from Le Corbusier (on preparing to visit Constantinople in 1911) found in Zeynep Çelik, “Le Corbusier, Orientalism, Colonialism” (1992).

Tags: 1910s, 1911, 1913, 1915, architects, bund, constantinople, port, shanghai, turkey
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