Collection by Diana Budds

Designer Spotlight: Le Corbusier

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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.

The gallery is the main space in the Villa La Roche, and is dominated by a sweeping curved ramp, flush against the…
Le Corbusier built the Villa le Lac for his mother in 1923. At 689 square feet, the open-plan house located on the…
Over 60 years ago, Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru tapped the Swiss architect Le Corbusier to design the Indian city of…
The Cabanon, the only structure that famed architect Le Corbusier ever designed for himself, was reconstructed inside…
Ronchamp, Notre Dame du Haut Le Corbusier, 1955.
It all starts with the specs. Thick, round, black, and as demonstrated here, equally dapper whether worn on the face or…
Le Corbusier and the Power of Photography, published by Thames & Hudson.
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