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Le Corbusier - The poetics of Machine and Metaphor

Le Corbusier - The poetics of Machine and Metaphor



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Le Corbusier - The poetics of Machine and Metaphor


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Le Corbusier - The poetics of Machine and Metaphor
240 pages
color and b&w photos
Soft cover
21 x 16 cm
0,643 kg
English

The present monograph discusses Le Corbusier's oeuvre in a concise global manner in relation to the revolutionary developments of the century in which it was born. It shows how Le Corbusier worked within the context of new philosophical ideas; the avant-garde culture; the social, economic, and political movements; and new technology, achieving more than a delicate balance-- a synthesis. But it demonstrates also that Le Corbusier was a creator who conceived, enticed, and shaped many of these developments. As well as being the architect of the twentieth century, Le Corbusier is a prototype of human creativity.