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Konstantinos Apostolos Doxiadis, Standing on a specially contrived platform discusses the scale model of Pakistan’s new capital Islamabad with aides.,  LIFE Magazine, October 7th, 1966
"With this machine we can see our city from every possible angle, not as a drawing or picture but as a complex system in four dimensions. When I plan a city I look on it as a growing organism not to be strait-jacketed. We estimate the growth of a city far beyond the year 2000. We start isolating traffic from working and living space. In Islamabad we put the main highway not underground but depressed between grass strips. We must re-establish the human scale by making man feel part of his environment, not overpowered by it. I am an optimist - I am hopeful for the future, I like to teach because - whenever a student asks ‘Why?’ - I also learn."



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    Ciudades como organismos vivientes, diseñando la capital de Pakistán - Islamabad en 1966
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