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Le Corbusier in perspective

Author: Peter Serenyi
Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, [1974] ©1975.
Series: Artists in perspective series.
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Serenyi, Peter, 1931-
Le Corbusier in perspective.
Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, [1974] c1975
(OCoLC)691230621
Named Person: Le Corbusier; Le Corbusier; Le Corbusier.; Le Corbusier
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Serenyi
ISBN: 0135272912 9780135272916 0135272831 9780135272831
OCLC Number: 1085857
Performer(s): ISBN 0-13-527283-1 Pbk : £2.20.
Description: xii, 166 p., [6] leaves of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Peter Serenyi. --
Pt. 1. The formative years: 1887-1918. Origins (1944) / Maximilien Gauthier ; Origins, youth, travels (1968) / Stanislaus von Moos ; The beginnings of Le Corbusier's education, 1902-07 (1971) / Paul Turner. --
Pt. 2. The mechanical analogy. Le Corbusier's "The engineer's aesthetic: mass-production houses" (1922) / Marcello Piacentini ; Architecture in France: Le Corbusier-Saugnier (1922) / Paul Westheim ; The new house (1926) / Sigfried Giedion ; Progressive building in Paris: 1918-1928 (1960) / Reyner Banham. --
Pt. 3. History and modernity. The Mundaneum (1929) / Karel Teige ; Le Corbusier (1937) / Walter Curt Behrendt ; The mathematics of the ideal villa: Palladio and Le Corbusier compared (1947) / Colin Rowe ; Conclusion: Functionalism and technology (1960) / Reyner Banham. --
Pt. 4. The metamorphosis of form. Garches to Jaoul: Le Corbusier as domestic architect in 1927 and 1953 (1955) / James Stirling ; Ronchamp: Le Corbusier's chapel and the crisis of rationalism (1956) / James Stirling ; Le Corbusier's changing attitude toward form (1965) / Peter Serenyi ; Formal and functional interactions: a study of two late projects by Le Corbusier (1966) / Alan Colquhoun. --
Pt. 5. The modulor. Modulor (1954) / Peter Collins ; Le Corbusier's modulor (1963) / Rudolf Wittkower. --
Pt. 6. The sociological context. Le Corbusier: the architecture of tomorrow? (1926) / Steen Eiler Rasmussen ; Lived-in architecture (1969) / Philippe Boudon ; Le Corbusier at Pessac (1972) / Brian Brace Taylor ; Le Corbusier, Fourier, and the Monastery of Ema (1967) / Peter Serenyi. --
Pt. 7. The city. A plan for a contemporary city (1922) / Waldemar George ; Le Corbusier and the 'pack-donkey's way" (1929) / Cornelius Gurlitt ; From the "City for 3 million inhabitants" to the "Plan Voisin" (1968) / Stanislaus von Moos ; The city of dialectic (1969) / Kenneth Frampton ; Chandigarh (1969) / Norma Evenson. --
Biographical data.
Series Title: Artists in perspective series.
Responsibility: edited by Peter Serenyi.

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