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01:44 1) How is Le Corbusier’s Unite d’Habitation similar or different from his Swiss Pavilion,  especially in terms of structure, organization, and use of materials? Remember you discussed the  Swiss Pavilion in the previous assignment using the article by Trencher. Similarities: concrete material, double height construction with access to  terraces/outdoors, 5 points of architecture (pilotis), utopian/socialist style- interior street  linking building from one end to the other “united community”, blocks signifying a unified  community, stacked apartments with corridors running through, nature, human scale Differences: floating mid air for students at Swiss Pavilion, and collective city at Unite,  no repitition/standardization, circulation is repetitive and linear at Unite, emphasis on  collective over individual at Swiss Pavilion 2) Describe the Unite in greater detail. How are the needs of both individual and the 
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This note was uploaded on 10/21/2011 for the course ART-HIST 343 taught by Professor Jeffbeaulieu during the Spring '11 term at UMass (Amherst).

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