One of the key figures in 20th-century architecture, Le Corbusier had an impact that is still potent today. Whether admirers are making a pilgrimage to his intimate, evocative chapel at Ronchamps, or urban planners are reviling his monolithic apartment blocks as inhuman and unlivable, Le Corbu still has the power to inspire and polarize the architecture and urban-planning world. This richly illustrated monograph, based on the first major Le Corbusier retrospective in more than 20 years, presents an overview of his work, including not only architectural projects, interior design and furniture, but also paintings, textiles, sculpture, drawings, and books.
Full of new discoveries and perspectives for longtime followers of Le Corbusier's work, this book is based on a rich trove of previously unpublished material, and on the latest research. Essays by well-known Le Corbusier experts examine aspects of his work, including the relationship between sculpture and architecture, his work as an interior designer, his fascination with new media and the technical object, and his lifelong interest in Asia. A comprehensive introduction to the work and influences of the architect of the century, a title that he fully deserves. With texts by Stanislaus von Moos, Jean-Louis Cohen, Arthur Ruegg, Beatriz Colomina, Mateo Kries, and others.
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Descripción NAI PUBLISHERS, NETHERLANDS, 2007. Hard Cover. Estado de conservación: New. Estado de la sobrecubierta: New. First Edition. LIBRO NUOVO - NEW BOOK. Nº de ref. de la librería 000156
Descripción U.S.A.: Vitra Design Museum, 2007. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Estado de la sobrecubierta: New. 1st Edition. New/New. 9"W x 12.25"H x 1.25"THK. 398 pages with many color and black and white photos, sketches and diagrams. Well written and graphically provocative. English. Heavy book. NOT an ex-library book. Shipping costs depending on weight and location shall need to be verified prior to final price. Thank you. Nº de ref. de la librería A15-008
Descripción Vitra Design Museum, 2007. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería M3931936724