The famous concept of Le Corbusier the “5 Points of Modern Architecture” are tought in architecture schools throughout the world. It is the list of the essentials that the architect regarded modern houses must have to provide their inhabitants with healthy conditions.
Le Corbusier, Exterior light, from Chandigarh, India, 1952-56.
Le Corbusier, the man, the modernist legend, California, 1937. Although Le Corbusier only designed one building in the US – the Carpenter Center at Harvard University.
Studio of Le Corbusier in 1959, by René Burri.
Le Corbusier and Walter Gropius, 1955 © Deutsches Historisches Museum
Le Corbusier, measures of man – Retrospective in Centre Georges Pompidou – LE MODULOR – 1950
Happy 130th Birthday Le Corbusier. He was also a Architect, Painter, Pioneer, Inventor, Philosopher, Publicist, Visionary and Poet. An universal genius. Le Corbusier was the pen name he chose when he started writing articles for The New Spirit, a magazine he co-founded in Paris in 1920. Thanks to him we know about the beautiful Polychromie Architecturale – his 63 architectural colours which always be timeless and unique!