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    DescriptionThis work is Taschen's 25th anniversary - special edition! It focuses on 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 writing, brought him to the forefront of modern architecture, though it wasn't until after World War II that his epoch-making buildings were constructed, such as the Unite d'Habitation in Marseilles and the Church of Notre Dame du Haut in Ronchamp.

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    Le Corbusier
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jean-Louis Cohen, Edited by Peter Gössel
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 96
    Width: 240 mm
    Height: 300 mm
    Thickness: 16 mm
    Weight: 912 g
    ISBN 13: 9783836513081
    ISBN 10: 3836513080

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ARC
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.5
    BIC subject category V2: AMB
    Abridged Dewey: 720
    LC classification: NA
    B&T General Subject: 130
    Ingram Subject Code: AR
    DC22: 720.92
    BISAC V2.8: ARC006000, ARC005080, ARC005070
    Edition statement
    Taschen's 25th anniversary ed
    Taschen GmbH
    Imprint name
    Taschen GmbH
    Publication date
    25 September 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Review quote
    "Architecture is the masterly, correct and magnificent play of volumes brought together in light." - Le Corbusier"