Andersen, Hendrick Christian [Hrsg.]; Hébrard, Ernest M.   [Hrsg.]
Creation of a world centre of communication — Paris, 1913

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CREATION OF A WORLD-CENTRE.

of offices. If desidered, however, these suites, can be divided into smaller
groups or single rooms. These offices, offering the fullest advantages of
light and air as well as the magnificence of a view over all the surrounding
country, can be heated from an outside centre, in the manner shown in a
foot-note and diagram accompanying the « City ». They are planned for
the convenience of existing or still to be formed International Associations
that desire the economy of time and effort afforded by immediate commu-
nication with affiliated interests and by centralised management.

Thus this Tower, though colossal in its proportions and honey-combed
like a bee-hive, is planned upon wholly practical lines and for definite uses.
It is conceived not only as the central monument of this International Centre
and City, but as symbolising the Epoch of Unification, through world
concentration of effort.
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