Charles-Édouard Jeanneret (6 October 1887 – 27 August 1965), known as Le Corbusier, was a Swiss-French architect, designer, painter, urban planner, writer, and one of the pioneers of what is now regarded as modern architecture. He was born in Switzerland and became a French citizen in 1930. His career spanned five decades, and he designed buildings in Europe, Japan, India, and North and South America.
Includes 16 detachable postcards that celebrate the work of Le Corbusier, one of 20th century's most influential architects. This title features colour images of his distinctive art works and significant furniture designs with black and white photos of his most famous building designs such as the Maison Dom-Ino and the Notre Dame du Haut chapel.
A spectacular visual biography of one of the greatest architects of the 20th century.
This is a survey of the work of Le Corbusier, the 20th century architect. Under three headings - architecture, city planning and painting - buildings and projects are followed from the very first sketches to th ecompleted structures. A biography is also included.
Through the process of redrawing the plans of a wide range of completed projects by Le Corbusier, this book offers a new interpretation of his architectural works.