Toward an Architecture
Published in 1923, Toward an Architecture had an immediate impact on architects throughout Europe and remains a foundational text for students and professionals. Le Corbusier urges readers to cease thinking of architecture as a matter of historical styles and instead open their eyes to the modern world. Simultaneously a historian, critic, and prophet, he provocatively juxtaposes views of classical Greece and Renaissance Rome with images of airplanes, cars, and ocean liners. Le Corbusier s slogans such as the house is a machine for living in and philosophy changed how his contemporaries saw the relationship between architecture, technology, and history. This edition includes a new translation of the original text, a scholarly introduction, and background notes that illuminate the text and illustrations."
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Introduction JeanLouis Cohen
Toward an Architecture
Introduction to the Second Edition
Aesthetic of the Engineer Architecture
Three Reminders to Architects 99 Volume
Architecture 193 The Lesson of Rome
The Illusion of the Plan
Pure Creation of the Mind
Architecture or Revolution
Editors and Translators Notes
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