Architecture

Le Corbusier: Architect and Feminist

Flora Samuel, an architect and lecturer at the Welsh School of Architecture, has written widely on the subject of Le…

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10 Things You Might Not Know About Le Corbusier

1. Designer and architect Charles-Édouard Jeanneret-Gris was born in Switzerland in 1887, but re-named himself Le Corbusier in the early…

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Le Corbusier Le Grand

Several years ago, the German boutique publisher Taschen released a book of monumental proportions to celebrate one of boxing’s greatest…

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A Life by Design: Kenneth Frampton on the Life and Work of Le Corbusier

  Arguably the most influential architect, designer, and urban planner of the 20th century, Swiss-born Le Corbusier (Charles-Edouard Jeanneret, 1887–1965), played…

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Le Corbusier

Charles-Édouard Jeanneret-Gris—better known as Le Corbusier, the name he adopted in 1920—was among the most significant architects and urban planners…

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10 Things You Might Not Know About Frank Lloyd Wright

1. The highly praised architect, Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959), had quite the complex personal life. He was married three times…

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By His Own Design: Robert Twombly on The Individualism of Frank Lloyd Wright

  Widely hailed as the greatest American architect of all time, Frank Lloyd Wright (1867–1959) designed hundreds of iconic buildings and…

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Le Corbusier: A Man Ahead of His Time (and Ours)

Happy birthday, Le Corbusier! On this day in 1887, a man was born who would go on to revolutionize the…

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Ludwig Mies van der Rohe: The Master of Minimalism Turns 137

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, born on March 27th, 1886, was a German-American architect who is widely regarded as one…

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Hitler’s Favorite Jew: The Enigma of Otto Weininger

This piece has been excerpted from a forthcoming book titled Hitler's Favorite Jew: The Enigma of Otto Weininger by Allan…

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