Le Corbusier was born in 1887 in a small city in Sitzerland. He was an architect, an urbanist and a writer. Pioneer of modern architecture and creator of the Radiant City are his most famous identities. La Ville radieuse (The Radiant City) which is published in 1935, delineated an urban utopia which encompassed with skyscapers in the middle of an urban park. The high density land uses were intentionally conceived as a solution to urban congestion.