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Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: Tim Benton, Architectural Association (Great Britain), Peter Carl, Hilde Heynen, Charles Jencks, Le Corbusier
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: AA Publishing

Charles-Edouard Jeanneret set about the task of reinventing everything he had touched, from himself to architecture. Famously, he began with his own name. His resonant pseudonym, Le Corbusier, meant 'crow-like', and he spent most of his career observing the wide horizon of worldwide developments.
Le Corbusier in the Antipodes
Language: en
Pages: 152
Authors: Antony Moulis
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-12-31 - Publisher: Routledge

This book considers the architect Le Corbusier’s encounters with Australia and New Zealand as a two-way exchange, showing the impact of his ideas and projects on architects of the region whilst also revealing counterinfluences on Le Corbusier in his post-war career that were activated by his contacts. Compiled from detailed
Le Corbusier in Detail
Language: en
Pages: 264
Authors: Flora Samuel
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-08-31 - Publisher: Routledge

This 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
Site and Composition
Language: en
Pages: 182
Authors: Enis Aldallal, Husam AlWaer, Soumyen Bandyopadhyay
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-06-10 - Publisher: Routledge

Site and Composition examines design strategies and tactics in site making. It is concerned with the need for a renewed understanding of the site in the twenty-first century and the need for a critical position regarding the continued tendency to view the site as an isolated ‘fragment’ severed from its
Architecture Competitions and the Production of Culture, Quality and Knowledge
Language: en
Pages: 404
Authors: Jean-Pierre Chupin, Carmela Cucuzzella, Bechara Helal
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-01-26 - Publisher: Potential Architecture Books

This book comprises a series of 22 case studies by renowned experts and new scholars in the field of architecture competition research. In 2015, it constitutes the most comprehensive survey of the dynamics behind the definition, organization, judging, archiving and publishing of architectural, landscape and urban design competitions in the