Corbusier's Cabanon at RIBA
The only structure that famed architect Le Corbusier ever designed for himself has been reconstructed inside the Royal Institute...
Le Corbusier: The Most Stylish Architect in History
Genius, pioneer, visionary, tyrant. All fairly describe the Swiss architect Le Corbusier.
RIBA Winners
I was down in the mailroom today when I spied a copy of Architecture 09: RIBA Buildings of the Year, edited by Tony Chapman,...
A Corbusier-Inspired Parisian Home
An American architect in Paris experiments with Corbusian perceptions of interior and exterior space.
The City of Chandigarh by Le Corbusier
Los Angeles architect Linda Taalman made a rare visit to Le Corbusier’s fraught masterpiece, the capitol complex of the city of...
Corbusier-Approved Paint Deck
I was excited to learn, from this recent New York Times story, that the Swiss company KT Color manufactures a line of paints...
Le Corbusier at the New York MoMA
An exhibit opening at MoMA next weekend will give Modernist pioneer Le Corbusier his just dues.
The Woman Behind Le Corbusier’s Iconic Chaise Almost Didn't Get the Job
Before becoming one of the most influential modern designers, Charlotte Perriand couldn't get a job from Le Corbusier.
UNESCO Adds 17 Le Corbusier Buildings to Its Storied Ranks
The organization lists the projects as World Heritage sites from seven countries.
Discuss: Who Would Win in a Fight—Frank Lloyd Wright vs. Le Corbusier?
We know it’s hard to choose, but who would you bet on if it came down to a match between these two iconic...
3 New Book Releases: The Life and Work of Le Corbusier
2012 marked what would have been the 125th birthday of the great French architect Charles-Édouard Jeanneret, better known to the...
Napkin Sketches
"I prefer drawing to talking.
The Modern Movement
Manifestos: Le Corbusier, “Towards a New Architecture” (1923)Walter Gropius, “The Theory and Organization of the Bauhaus”...
Eye on Design: Charlotte Perriand
A limited-edition chaise longue and a photography exhibit signal a renewed interest in the French designer and Le Corbusier...
Architect Marcel Beaudin
Vermont-born architect Marcel Beaudin never planned to design buildings.
Great White
Moleskine is debuting a new white notebook today in its online store.
Molding the Modern City
Many of us have taken “professional development” courses, if only to keep up with the pre-teens already coding their own social...
A New Los Angeles Exhibition Celebrates the Architectural Photography of Hélène Binet
The Swiss-French photographer—who shoots on film, a rarity in today’s digital world—receives the Julius Shulman Institute’s...
Architectural Trespassing
I alluded to it in an earlier post on my trip to Switzerland, but one of the highlights of the whole affair was an impromptu stop...
David Chipperfield's Arthur Rosenblatt Memorial Lecture
On 10.17.16, a mixed crowd of nearly 300 architects, students and enthusiasts packed the Center for Architecture to hear one of...