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Constantinos A. Doxiadis e la sua Entopia: La promessa di un’utopia moderata e di un modernismo umanizzato

Panayiota Pyla

Abstract


Questo saggio riassume la storia e la politica della visione urbana di Constantinos Doxiadis, fiorita a livello internazionale dopo la seconda guerra mondiale, che reinventava gli architetti pianificatori come scienziati, tecnocrati e esperti di sviluppo, rinegoziando il razionalismo e l’individualismo del modernismo. Concentrandosi su “entopia”, la visione di Doxiadis di un tessuto urbano ideale, il saggio espone le ambizioni sociali e formali della teoria Echistica di Doxiadis e analizza gli allineamenti del suo Doxiadis Associates con i nuovi discorsi postbellici sullo sviluppo socioeconomico internazionale e sulla gestione ambientale. Entopia fornisce la base per una riflessione critica sulla versione modernista di Doxiadis, la sua enfasi sulla multidisciplinarietà e le sue concezioni di “armonia” globale, tutte in linea con le attuali situazioni socio-politiche, urbane e ambientali.


Parole chiave


Doxiadis; Entopia; Utopia

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