I urgently need a quote from Le Corbusier's "The Decorative Arts of
Today". I'm working from a Spanish translation, and need the exact
wording from the English language edition. The paragraph I need
appears (I think) less than 20 pages from the end of the book, and
goes something like this:
"Today I am astonished by the singular beauty of the plan of a
cathedral, and stupefied by the singular poverty of the work itself.
The plan and the gothic style are magnificent, sparkling in their
ingeniousness, but they cannot be realized by inspecting them with
I would be extremely grateful if someone could send me the complete
paragraph as it appears in the English version. I need it by Sunday
night (September 5).
Thanks in advance