Le Corbusier

Le Corbusier, pseudonym of Charles-Édouard Jeanneret, is one of the most significant architects of the 20th century who famously declared that a house was "a machine for living in."

UNESCO Adds 17 Le Corbusier Buildings to Its Storied Ranks
UNESCO Adds 17 Le Corbusier Buildings to Its Storied Ranks
The organization lists the projects as World Heritage sites from seven countries.
By Matthew Keeshin - 3 years ago
A Corbusier-Inspired Parisian Home
An American architect in Paris experiments with Corbusian perceptions of interior and exterior space.
Spotlight on 10 Influential Works by Le Corbusier
In 1923 when Le Corbusier published his tome "Vers une Architecture" (Toward a New Architecture), the Swiss-French architect declared, “A house is a machine for living...
Le Corbusier: The Most Stylish Architect in History
Le Corbusier: The Most Stylish Architect in History
Genius, pioneer, visionary, tyrant. All fairly describe the Swiss architect Le Corbusier. But should we add style maven to the list?
- 3 years ago
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 Chandigarh.
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.
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 world as Le Corbusier.
You Can Rent a Renovated Studio in Le Corbusier's Famed Cité Radieuse
Designed and built in 1952, Unite d’Habitation in Marseille, France, is one of Le Corbusier’s most iconic and innovative structures and was the celebrated architect's first...