Le Corbusier : the Chapel of Notre-Dame du Haut at Ronchamp (Book, 2015) [WorldCat.org]
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Le Corbusier : the Chapel of Notre-Dame du Haut at Ronchamp

Author: Maria Antonietta Crippa; Françoise Caussé; Caroline Beamish
Publisher: London : Royal Academy of Arts, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : English editionView all editions and formats
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"Le Corbusier's Chapel of Notre Dame du Haut is one of the most unique and surprising religious buildings of the 20th century. In Ronchamp, eastern France, Le Corbusier built his masterpiece on the site of a church destroyed in World War II--which itself took the place of a fourth-century Christian chapel--and transformed an ancient pilgrimage site into a dramatic work of modern art. In this insightful and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: illustrated books
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Named Person: Le Corbusier; Le Corbusier; Le Corbusier
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maria Antonietta Crippa; Françoise Caussé; Caroline Beamish
ISBN: 9781907533921 1907533923
OCLC Number: 908986505
Language Note: Translation from the original Italian and French.
Notes: "An expanded version of this text was originally published in Italian as Le Corbusier: Ronchamp, La cappella di Notre-Dame du Haut by Editoriale Jaca Book SpA, Milan, 2014"--Title page verso.
Description: 239 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 34 cm
Contents: Contexts / Maria Antonietta Crippa --
Commissioning Le Corbusier / Françoise Caussé --
A patient search / Maria Antonietta Crippa --
Space, form and colour in light / Maria Antonietta Crippa --
At the crossroads of modernity / Maria Antonietta Crippa --
Ronchamp and the sacred today / Maria Antonietta Crippa.
Other Titles: Le Corbusier, Ronchamp.
Responsibility: Maria Antonietta Crippa, Françoise Caussé ; [translation, Caroline Beamish].
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Le Corbusiers Chapel of Notre Dame du Haut in Ronchamp, eastern France, is one of the most unique and surprising religious buildings of the twentieth century. As well as putting the chapel into its  Read more...

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