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Le Corbusier Hardcover – Nov 2003


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  • Hardcover: 80 pages
  • Publisher: Te Neues Pub Group (November 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 3823845349
  • ISBN-13: 978-3823845348
  • Product Dimensions: 21.2 x 18.4 x 1.2 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 404 g
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #3,054,842 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Le Corbusier (Switzerland, 1887-1965) set up his studio in Paris in 1922, and designed houses that could be mass-produced to conform to a new machine aesthetic incorporating his trademark five points of architecture. During World War II, he started building the Unite d'habitation, houses which were a rejection of his earlier industrial forms.

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The two houses built for the families of Raoul La Roche and Albert Jeanneret (the architect's brother) were put up on an unusual north-facing plot of land, partially bounded by a cul-de-sac, which determined the height and vistas. Read the first page
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