Progress. What for?

1932-04-11 Building materials

What a lovely contrast can be seen between the editors of The Irish Builder and Engineer in the 1930s, and the Le Corbusier’s modernist manifesto published almost a decade earlier. There is no doubt that the Irish journal was on the rather conservative side. This passage from the 1931 journal’s edition [4.2.1] clearly expresses the attitude of the writer towards the progress in the construction industry.

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