Art & Design

February 2, 2017

When The Future Was Bright: Past Utopian Architecture

We wish we lived like this

  • Written by Amuse Team

The 60s and 70s saw a rash of futuristic architectural visions that changed the aesthetic and purpose of buildings around the world. Some have stood the test of time and some have dated horribly, but you’ve got to admire the daring of all these would-be utopias. If you want to see the very best of the structures from those times, then turn to The Tale of Tomorrow, a book compiled by Robert Klanten and Sofia Borges, celebrating everything from the playful to the severe, the residential to the religious and the colourful to the concrete. Superstar architects like Le Corbusier, Eero Saarinen and Oscar Niemeyer rub up against lesser-known talents like Walter A. Netsch Jr, Václav Aulicky and Enrique Guttiérez. Here are our picks…


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