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Le Corbusier: The Art of Architecture (2007)

ISBN: 9783931936723
Artist(s): Le Corbusier
Author(s): Various
Format: hardback
Edition: First Edition
Year published: 2007
Publisher: Vitra Design Museum
Total Pages: 320
Illustrations: Lavishly illustrated

£120.00

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This book presents an overview of the work of Le Corbusier, considered by many to be the most important architect of the twentieth century. Incorporating the most recent scholarly research, it illuminates aspects of his work that are particularly relevant to today’s discourse. Eight richly illustrated essays discuss several letimotifs inj the work of Le Corbusier: his relationship to the Orient and the Mediterranean, his interest in modern media and new technologies, his self-staged persona, and the concept of a synthese des arts, which manifetsed itself in the typically Corbusian interplay of architecture, urban planning, painting, design, cinematography and other disciplines. Condition: very good.

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