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Walking through Le Corbusier : a tour of the masterworks

Author: José Baltanás
Publisher: London : Thames & Hudson, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Le Corbusier (1887-1965) is an icon of 20th-century architecture, his status a reflection of his capacity to endow architecture with an expression that evokes the spirit of the age. This book features some of Le Corbusier's most important European buildings, complemented by others that are less well-known. The photographs, taken sequentially by the author, and an introduction that brings together the architect's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Pictorial works
Named Person: Le Corbusier; Le Corbusier
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: José Baltanás
ISBN: 0500512337 9780500512333
OCLC Number: 62469964
Language Note: Translated from the Spanish.
Notes: Includes index.
Originally published as: Le Corbusier: promenades. Barcelona: Editorial Gustavo Gili, 2005.
Description: 191 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 x 29 cm
Contents: Villa Fallet --
Villa Stotzer, Villa Jaquemet --
Villa Jeanneret-Perret --
Villa Schwob --
Une Petite Maison --
Villa Savoye --
Pavillon Suisse --
Duval factory --
Unité d'Habitation, Marseilles --
La Tourette monastery --
Kembs-Niffer lock --
Heidi Weber exhibition pavilion (La Maison de l'Homme).
Other Titles: Corbusier.
Responsibility: text and photographs by José Baltanás.

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A 'walkthrough' of some of Le Corbusier's most important European buildings, complemented by others that, while interesting, are less well-known. Its photographs, specially taken by the author,  Read more...

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