Le Corbusier in Detail
By (author) Flora Samuel
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Corbusier in Detail by Flora Samuel
Book DescriptionThis is the first book to give such close attention to Le Corbusier's approach to the making of buildings. It illustrates the ways in which Le Corbusier's details were expressive of his overall philosophical intentions. It is not a construction book in the usual sense- rather it focusses on the meaning of detail, on the ways in which detail informs the overall architectural narrative of a building. Well illustrated and containing several specially prepared scaled drawings it acts as timely reminder to both students and architects of the possibilities inherent in the most small scale tectonic gestures.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780750663540
(246mm x 189mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Architectural Press
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 16-Jul-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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The word primitive is fundamental to the discipline of architecture in the west. This title contains essays structured around five sections, Negotiating Origins; Urban Myths; Questioning Colonial Constructs; Making Marks; and Primitive Futures, which highlight the problematic nature of ideas of the primitive.
Corbusier, Paperback (February 2004)
This book will cover Le Corbusier's upbringing and training, both of which were formative in his adoption of the principles which influenced his architecture and art. Examining his opinions and style, it will set these in the context of the architectural and general cultural atmosphere of his time, covering issues of gender and religion.
Nature and Space, Paperback (October 2002)» View all books by Flora Samuel
This book is a unique comparative study of two of the greatest figures in modern architecture - Le Corbusier and Alvar Aalto. It assesses the historical, personal and intellectual influences of their attitudes to nature and their work.
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