• Samuel’s book argues that “promenade” was a term favored by the filmmaker Sergei Eisenstein, much admired by that Le Corbusier, whose theory of montage played a significant role in the history of the modern film industry. Since Corbusier has stated that “architecture and film are the only two arts of our time,” this work can be seen as a valuable compensation to Joedicke and Etlin’s writings on Le Corbusier’s promenade idea which led to a more comprehensive understanding of the “promenade architecturale”. After all, Le Corbusier is one of most complex figures in the history of modern architecture, as he disbelieved in any “absolute truths” and always insisted that “personal experience” as “the real test,” which relates to many aspects of his extremely multifaceted life.
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