Le Corbusier Le Grand

Le Corbusier Le Grand

By: Phaidon Editors (author), Fondation Le Corbusier (author), Tim Benton (author), Elizabeth Clegg (translator), Alexandra Bonfante-Warren (translator)Hardback

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A spectacular visual biography of one of the greatest architects of the 20th century.

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Jean-Louis Cohen is undoubtedly France's most authoritative and knowledgeable historian of twentieth-century architecture and urbanism. He divides his time between Paris and New York, where he is the Sheldon H. Solow Professor in the History of Architecture at the Institute of Fine Arts of NYU University. Tim Benton, a highly regarded Le Corbusier scholar, is a Lecturer in the History of Art, Open University, Milton Keynes, England.

Contents

Introductory essay by Jean-Louis CohenChapter introductions by Tim Benton1: Childhood and the Wander Years (1887-1917)2: Becoming Le Corbusier (1917-1924)3: Industrial Icons and White Villas (1920-1930)4: In Search of the Big Commission (1925-1940)5: Politics and Persuasion (1939-1945)6: Reconstruction (1943-1950)7: Passage to India (1951-1958)8: The Sacred and the Sublime (1950-1960)9: Mediterranean Days (1950-1965)10: Remorse and Retrospection (1960-1965)ChronologyCast of CharactersBibliographyIndex

Product Details

  • publication date: 12/05/2008
  • ISBN13: 9780714846682
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 768
  • ID: 9780714846682
  • weight: 9072
  • ISBN10: 0714846686

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