Le Corbusier

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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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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Then and Now: Le Corbusier’s Designs Have Shaped the Future

At the dawn of the 20th century, Swiss architect Le Corbusier (1887–1965) was a true pioneer, whose no-frills, linear buildings…

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A Style of His Own: 50 Years After His Death, Le Corbusier’s Designs Stand the Test of Time

The work of true visionaries is often marked by controversies during their lifetimes and beyond. This is also the case…

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Made in India (And Elsewhere Too): United Nations Honors Le Corbusier’s Work

Swiss architect Charles-Édouard Jeanneret-Gris—better known as Le Corbusier (1887–1965)—is renowned around the world for his modernist designs, which emphasized functionality,…

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A Life by Design: Nicholas Fox Weber on 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 a decisive…

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