The Man and his Work

The modern city should be a synthesis of the human scale and the mechanical scale. Smaller units, which can be planned on human dimensions, should be based on the human scale, while larger areas are based on the mechanical one.


Constantinos Doxiadis has pursued his vision with courage and dedication and helped to awaken the conscience of mankind to the crisis looming ahead. May the torch that he lit ten years ago at Delos illuminate the way out of the darkness that surrounds and threatens the life of hundreds of millions of people.