Le Corbusier

By Juan Jose Lahuerta
October 2011
Mondadori Electa
Distrubuted by Trans-Atlantic Publications Inc.
ISBN: 9788837073374
78 pages, Illustrated
$40.00 Paper Original

The Spanish scholar Juan José Lahuerta guide the reader in understanding the architectural work of Le Corbusier, one of the leading designers and theorists of the twentieth century. Pseudonym of Charles-Eduard Jeanneret, Le Corbusier (1887-1965) covered in its own right among the masters of the Modern Movement. Pioneer in the use of reinforced concrete is one of the fathers of contemporary. Founding member of CIAM architecture fused with the social needs of man revealing brilliant thinker of the reality of his time. Among the most famous works by the Chapel of Ronchamp, the Unité d'habitation in Marseilles, Nantes and Berlin, the Dominican monastery of La Tourette, the Indian works of Chandigarh and Ahmedabad, the Carpenter Art Centre at Harvard.



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