Moralizing Utopia: The Virtues of Collectivity and Happiness in Ledoux's Ideal City of Chaux

VanDoorne, Taylor.

Abstract: In 1802, French architect Claude Nicolas Ledoux published L'Architecture considerée sous le rapport de l'art, des moeurs, et de la législation, a five-volume text that documented the architect's realized and conceptual architectural designs. In the first volume of L'Architecture, Ledoux imagines an ideal city in the Forest of Chaux with a complete architectural program and cultural life ... read more

Tufts University. Department of Art and Art History.
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