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Who was Le Corbusier?

Maurice Besset

Who was Le Corbusier?

by Maurice Besset

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Published by Skira; Distributed in the United States by The World Publishing Company, Cleveland in Geneva .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Le Corbusier, 1887-1965 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Architecture, Modern -- 20th century -- Themes, motives.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement(Translated from the French by Robin Kemball.
    SeriesWho was?
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA1053.J4 B43
    The Physical Object
    Pagination230 p.
    Number of Pages230
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5632890M
    LC Control Number68059085

    The Athens Charter (French: Charte d'Athènes) was a document about urban planning published by the Swiss architect Le work was based upon Le Corbusier’s Ville Radieuse (Radiant City) book of and urban studies undertaken by the Congrès International d'Architecture Moderne (CIAM) in the early s.. The Charter got its name from location of the fourth CIAM conference. Masters of World Architecture Le Corbusier by Francoise Choay and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

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    Le Corbusier book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Charles-Édouard Jeanneret, otherwise known as the Swiss architect Le Corbusie /5(25). Le Corbusier, Homme de Lettres is the first in-depth study of Le Corbusier as a writer as well as an architect. Featuring more than two hundred archival images from Le Corbusier’s life and work, this groundbreaking book examines his many writing projects from to , as well as his letters written to two mentors: Charles L’Eplattenier.


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Le Corbusier articulates concepts and ideas he would put to work in his city planning schemes for Algiers, São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires, Barcelona, Geneva, Stockholm, and. This classic work is a collection of essays written by Le Corbusier advocating for and exploring the concept of modern architecture.

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Le Modulor was published in and after meeting with success, Le Corbusier went on to publish Modulor 2 in In many of Le Corbusier's most notable buildings, including the Chapel at Ronchamp Who was Le Corbusier? book the Unité d'habitation, evidence of his Modulor system can be by: 4.

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reference tool in designing new buildings, the Modulor. In and Le Corbusier pub-lished two volumes under the same name: Le Modulor I and Modulor 2.

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The Modulor is an anthropometric scale of proportions devised by the Swiss-born French architect Le Corbusier (–). It was developed as a visual bridge between two incompatible scales, the imperial and the metric is based on the height of a man with his arm raised.

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Author: Dan Howarth. In the book are such famous Le Corbusier declarations as “a house is a machine for living in” and “a curved street is a donkey track; a straight street, a road for men.” Citrohan and the Born: Le Corbusier () has been one of the dominant forces in twentieth-century architecture and a legendary pioneering figure.

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Some of Le Corbusier’s most well-known projects were the buildings Villa Savoye, Colline Notre Dame du Haut, and the Unité d'Habitation at Marseille, France; the unbuilt prototype for mass housing, Maison Dom-Ino; the master plan for Chandigarh, India; and the book Toward a New Architecture () wherein he famously declared “a house is a.

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