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Ask Le Corbusier: architect of the last century, prophet of this one

In a week that started with heavy doses of the problem of the bouncy bridge - structure too light - and then moved on to the price-busting Royal wardrobes that needed floor reinforcement at Buckingham Palace - structure too heavy - there seemed no alternative for a recusant Modernist but to call for a return to proper box girder bridges, and indulge in a quick re-reading of Le Corbusier, in translation of course.

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