On massive vs. curvilinear structures

from a fragment by an
unknown modernist

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Image: Nikolai Ladovskii, scheme for the
“green city” [зеленый город] in Moscow (1930)

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Not all forms of fatness are structurally equal. It’s one thing to be “curvy”; it’s quite another to be an amorphous blob.

Part of it consists in weight.
Another part in distribution.
Maybe it’s in their balance.

General plan of Moscow (1935): The shapeless Moscow amoeba

General plan of Moscow (1935): The shapeless Moscow amoeba accumulating layers, rings, and folds

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