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Le Corbusier : ideas and forms
Le Corbusier : ideas and forms
Curtis, William J. R.2015
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Le Corbusier (1887-1965) has been one of the dominant forces in twentieth-century architecture, and many of the forms he created have become archetypes of modernism. But he was also a social visionary and a writer of polemics, whose ideas have generated intense and partisan controversy. Now fully updated with new scholarship and contemporary research, 'Le Corbusier: Ideas and forms' provides a comprehensive and unbiased survey that puts Le Corbusier in a balanced perspective and analyses his work from a contemporary context.
Main title:
Le Corbusier : ideas and forms / William J. R. Curtis.
Imprint:
London ; New York : Phaidon Press Limited, 2015.
Collation:
511 pages : illustrations, plans, facsimiles ; 32 cm.
Notes:
First edition published: New York : Rizzoli, 1986.Design: Isambard Thomas, Hans Stofregen.
Contents:
Preface to the First Edition -- Preface to the Second Edition -- Introduction: Notes to Invention -- [Part] 1. The formative years of Charles Edouard Jeanneret, 1887-1922 -- II. Architectural ideals and social realities, 1922-1944 -- III. The ancient sense: late works, 1945-1965 -- IV. Principals and transformations -- Bibliography and notes (pages 476-503) -- Index.
ISBN:
9780714868943
Dewey class:
721
Language:
English
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Brighton LibraryHouse and Garden721 LECAvailable
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