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Le Corbusier Public Architecture 80 Pub June 2021

by Y. Fei
Publisher: Artmedia (Acc)
Release Date: 2021-06-14
Genre:

Through the process of redrawing the plans of a wide range of completed projects by Le Corbusier, this book offers a new interpretation of his architectural works. Redrawing all the technical drawings provides an insight into the thoughts of the architect when dealing with different building types w

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Le Corbusier

by Stanislaus von Moos
Publisher: 010 Publishers
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Architecture

Originally published in Germany in 1968, this first comprehensive and critical survey of Le Corbusier's life and work soon became the standard text on the architect and polymath. French, Spanish, English, Japanese and Korean editions followed, but the book has now been out of print for almost two de

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Le Corbusier 1887 1965

by Jean-Louis Cohen
Publisher: Taschen
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Architecture

Architectural poetry in the machine age Born Charles-Edouard Jeanneret, Le Corbusier (1887-1965) adopted his famous pseudonym after publishing his ideas in the review L'Esprit Nouveau in 1920. The few buildings he was able to design during the 1920s, when he also spent much of his time painting and

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Modern Architecture

by Alan Colquhoun
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Architecture

Eminent scholar Alan Colquhoun provides a fascinating analysis of international modernism in the world of architecture, and the complex motivations behind this revolutionary movement. Exploring the evolution of the movement from Art Nouveau in the 1890s to the megastructures of the 1960s, Colquhoun

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Le Corbusier uvre compl te Volume 4 1938 1946

by Willy Boesiger
Publisher: Birkhäuser
Release Date: 2015-04-24
Genre: Architecture

This exceptional Complete Works edition documents the enormous spectrum in the oeuvre of one of the most influential architects of the 20th Century. Published between 1929 and 1970, in close collaboration with Le Corbusier himself, and frequently reprinted ever since, the eight volumes comprise an e

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Building American Public Health

by R. Lopez
Publisher: Springer
Release Date: 2012-05-04
Genre: History

This historical study looks at how reformers have used urban planning and architecture to improve the health of urban residents of the United States. It begins in the nineteenth century, when problems in rapidly urbanizing cities threatened to overwhelm cities, and then traces the development and im

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Architecture and Urbanism in Modern Korea

by Inha Jung
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press
Release Date: 2013-07-31
Genre: Architecture

Although modernization in Korea started more than a century later than in the West, it has worked as a prominent ideology throughout the past century—in particular it has brought radical changes in Korean architecture and cities. Traditional structures and ways of life have been thoroughly uproote

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The Environmental Performance of Tall Buildings

by Joana Carla Soares Gonçalves
Publisher: Earthscan
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Architecture

Tall buildings represent one of the most energy-intensive architectural typologies, while at the same time offering the high density work and living conditions that many believe will an important constituent of future sustainable communities. How, then, can their environmental impact be lessened? Th

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