Le Corbusier, Unite D'habitation, Marseille

Le Corbusier, Unite D'habitation, Marseille

By: Alban Janson (author), Carsten Krohn (author), Anja Grunwald (photographer)Hardback

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Text in English and German. If there is one building by Le Corbusier that represents a synthesis of his basic concepts it is certainly the Unite d'habitation built in Marseille in 1946-52. This built manifesto does not simply put forward a social model as a utopia, but also the unity of architecture and town planning. It is one of the most significant buildings there has even been, but it also triggered a great deal of controversy. The story of the response to it has been recorded in order to investigate why this extremely ambitious project in particular should have caused such a conflict between intention and effect.

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  • publication date: 01/02/2007
  • ISBN13: 9783932565656
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 60
  • ID: 9783932565656
  • weight: 988
  • ISBN10: 3932565657
  • language of text: German

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