Charles-Édouard Jeanneret (6 October 1887 – 27 August 1965), known as Le Corbusier, was a Swiss-French architect, designer, painter, urban planner, writer, and one of the pioneers of what is now regarded as modern architecture. He was born in Switzerland and became a French citizen in 1930. His career spanned five decades, and he designed buildings in Europe, Japan, India, and North and South America.
This is a survey of the work of Le Corbusier, the 20th century architect. Under three headings - architecture, city planning and painting - buildings and projects are followed from the very first sketches to th ecompleted structures. A biography is also included.
A spectacular visual biography of one of the greatest architects of the 20th century.
A spectacular visual biography of the life and work of Le Corbusier - one of the twentieth century's most influential architects
Provides attention to Le Corbusier's approach to the making of buildings. This book illustrates the ways in which Le Corbusier's details were expressive of his overall philosophical intentions.