THE ARCHITECTURE OF ALIENATION
The architecture of alienation is an architecture that refuses to recognize the instinctive roots of man in his relation to the earth, to the sky, to the elements of his material existence. It seeks to deny the unconscious mind, the intuition, and the supernatural awareness. In the name of “science” it has foisted upon us a narrow, mechanistic vision of human life, without purpose and without God. Our architecture reflects that vision.
The most influential “scientific” architect of the 20th century and the apostle of alienation was undoubtedly Le Corbusier. La Ville Radieuse was...