Designer Spotlight: Le Corbusier
Swiss-born architect Charles-Édouard Jeanneret, known as Le Corbusier, is one of the most venerated figures in the 20th-century canon. His oeuvre spans furniture, "machines for living," and master plans—some celebrated, some derided, but all significant to the modern world. Discover some of Corbu's work in the following slideshow.
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- The only structure that famed architect Le Corbusier ever designed for himself has been reconstructed inside the Royal Institute of British Architects in the UK for the exhibition "Le…
- Los Angeles architect Linda Taalman made a rare visit to Le Corbusier’s fraught masterpiece, the capitol complex of the city of Chandigarh.
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- Manifestos: Le Corbusier, “Towards a New Architecture” (1923)Walter Gropius, “The Theory and Organization of the Bauhaus” (1923)
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- With an opulent slant and modern outlook, today’s Indian buildings continue the country’s architectural heritage.