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Le Corbusier (Charles-Édouard Jeanneret)

Updated: Dec 19, 2023

Category: Architects, Furniture Design, Art

Post Contributor: Olivier Blanc


Illustration of Le Corbusier walking in front of Villa Savoye, Modulor and tapestry in the background

Profession: Architect, Designer, Artist

Born: 6 October 1887, La Chaux-de-Fonds, Neuchâtel, Switzerland

Died: 27 August 1965, Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, Alpes-Maritimes, France

Nationality: Swiss, French


Famous for:

- Lc4 Chaise Longue

- Modulor

- Villa Roche

- Unité d'Habitation, Marseille, France


Links for resources:

Fondation Le Corbusier, resources, articles, photos


Illustration by ob27


Le Corbusier and Villa E-1027


Article, "The man who changed the way we live" (BBC)


The many contradictions of Le Corbusier (The Guardian)


[...] Le Corbusier, an Outstanding Contribution to the Modern Movement, UNESCO


Article, "[...] Le Corbusier’s Villa Savoye Becomes an Unlikely Stage" (Vogue)


Destinations Le Corbusier: architectural promenades (Association of Le Corbusier sites)


Reportage and interview, BBC, circa 1958


Further research:

- Modernism

- Architecture

- Furniture Design

- Art


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