Even through his unbuilt projects, Le Corbusier redefined modern living from Switzerland to Chandigarh in India, combining functionalism, expressionism, and expansive urban planning. This book provides a succinct introduction to his trailblazing ideas, writings, and buildings, which all continue to resonate and influence society to this day.
Each book in Taschen’s Basic Architecture series features an introduction to the life and work of the architect with over a 100 illustrations depicting their achievements. Major works are presented in chronological order, along with information on clientele, architectural preconditions, construction issues encountered and how they were resolved. The selected works are mapped out, highlighting the architect’s most prominent works or famous buildings.
Authors: Jean-Louis Cohen and Peter Gössel
21 x 26 cm (8.3 x 10.2 in)