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Le Corbusier : architect of the twentieth century

Author: Kenneth Frampton; Roberto Schezen
Publisher: New York : H.N. Abrams, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Widely regarded as the greatest architect of the 20th century, the Swiss-born Le Corbusier (1887-1965) left an indelible mark on modern building design and city planning. Here is an authoritative exploration of Le Corbusier's greatest buildings.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Le Corbusier; Le Corbusier; Le Corbusier
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth Frampton; Roberto Schezen
ISBN: 0810934949 9780810934948
OCLC Number: 49011567
Description: 207 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Villas la Roche-Jeanneret, Paris 1923-25 --
Le Petite Maison, Corseaux, Switzerland 1923-24 --
Villa Stein de Monzie, Vaucresson, France 1926-28 --
Villa Savoye, Poissy, France 1928-31 --
Cité de Refuge, Paris 1929-33 --
Immeuble Clarté, Geneva 1930-33 --
Pavillon Suisse, Cité Universitaire, Paris 1930-32 --
Immeuble Porte Molitor/Appartement Le Corbusier, Paris 1933 --
Unité d'Habitation de Marseilles, Marseilles, France 1945-52 --
Chapel of Nôtre Dame-du-Haut, Ronchamp, France 1950-55 --
Chandigarh, Capital of the Punjab, Chandigah, India 1950-68 --
Le Petit Cabanon, Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France 1951-52 --
Millowners' Association Building, Ahmedabad, India 1951-54 --
Maisons Jaoul, Paris 1951-55 --
Villa Sarabhai, Ahmedabad, India 1951-55 --
Couvent Sainte-Marie de la Tourette, Eveux-sur-l'Arbresle, France 1953-59 --
Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 1961-64.
Other Titles: Architect of the century
Responsibility: text by Kenneth Frampton ; principal photography by Roberto Schezen.
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