Le Corbusier Pierre Jeanneret

Titre : Le Corbusier Pierre Jeanneret
Auteur : Hélène Bauchet-Cauquil
Éditeur : Galerie Patrick Seguin/Sonnabend Gallery
ISBN-13 : 2909187071
Libération : 2014

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This beautiful, comprehensive volume documents Le Corbusier and Pierre Jeanneret's massive Chandigarh project-the buildings and the furniture (today considered masterpieces of twentieth-century architecture and design), the plans, sketches and maquettes as well as reproducing both archival and contemporary photographs. In 1947, shortly after India gained independence, the Indian Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru initiated a vast plan of modernization throughout the country, during which Chandigarh became the administrative capital of the Punjab province. Nehru commissioned Le Corbusier and Pierre Jeanneret to construct this capital from scratch, with the sole instruction that they should be expressive and experimental and should not let themselves be hindered by tradition. Illustrated with photographs dating from the time period to the present, this book documents the architectural project and the production of the furniture, offering a definitive summary of this epic modernist enterprise. A further chapter is dedicated to the work of Lucien Hervé, the famous architectural photographer who depicted the city extensively. The architect, urban planner, painter, writer, designer and theorist Charles-Edouard Jeanneret, known as Le Corbusier, was born in Switzerland in 1887. In 1922 Le Corbusier and his cousin Pierre Jeanneret opened an architectural studio in Paris, inaugurating a partnership that would last until 1940. They began experimenting with furniture design after inviting the architect Charlotte Perriand to join the studio in 1928. After World War II, they sought efficient ways to house large numbers of people in response to the urban housing crisis. In the 1950s a unique opportunity to realize their concepts on a grand scale presented itself in the construction of Chandigarh. Before his death in 1965, Le Corbusier established the Fondation Le Corbusier in Paris to look after and make available to scholars his library, architectural drawings, sketches and paintings.

Le Corbusier 1887 1965

Titre : Le Corbusier 1887 1965
Auteur : Le Corbusier
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : STANFORD:36105017584371
Libération : 1996

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Le Corbusier A été écrit sous une forme ou une autre pendant la plus grande partie de sa vie. Vous pouvez trouver autant d'inspiration de Le Corbusier 1887 1965 Aussi informatif et amusant. Cliquez sur le bouton TÉLÉCHARGER ou Lire en ligne pour obtenir gratuitement le livre de titre $ gratuitement.

Flexible Housing

Titre : Flexible Housing
Auteur : Jeremy Till
Éditeur : Routledge
ISBN-13 : 9781315393568
Libération : 2016-09-19

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Flexible housing is housing that can adjust to the changing needs of the user and accommodate new technologies as they emerge. Flexible Housing by Jeremy Till and Tatjana Schneider examines the past, present and future of this important subject through over 160 international examples. Specially commissioned plans, printed to scale, together with over 200 illustrations and diagrams provide fascinating detail and allow direct visual comparisons to be made. Combining history, theory and design the book explains the social and economic benefits that can be achieved and shows the various ways it has been and can be delivered. The book ends with an accessible guide to how flexible housing might be designed and constructed today to achieve adaptable and ultimately sustainable buildings. Housing designers, housing managers and students of architecture, construction and housing will find this book of immense value both as a comprehensive reference and design manual.

Le Corbusier and the Architectural Promenade

Titre : Le Corbusier and the Architectural Promenade
Auteur : Flora Samuel
Éditeur : Birkhauser
ISBN-13 : 3034606079
Libération : 2010

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The first in - depth and authoritative treatment of a key concept in Le Corbusier's work

Le Corbusier

Titre : Le Corbusier
Auteur : Le Corbusier
Éditeur : Vitra Design Stiftung
ISBN-13 : UOM:39015073934666
Libération : 2007

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Le Corbusier is regarded as the most influential architect of the twentieth century. This publication presents an overview of the Le Corbusier;s work not only as an architect but as a designer of comprehensive ideas offeringinsight into his firniture, interior design and art as a catalyst for the creative developments of his time.

Mid Century Modern Complete

Titre : Mid Century Modern Complete
Auteur : Dominic Bradbury
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : 0500517274
Libération : 2014

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This definitive survey of one of the most popular, collectable and dynamic periods of international design offers a rich overview of all aspects of the subject. It covers furniture, lighting, glass, ceramics, textiles, product design, industrial design, graphics and posters, as well as architecture and interior design. Nearly 100 major and influential creators of the mid-century period are highlighted, including icons such as Saul Bass, Robin Day, Charles and Ray Eames, Marimekko, Isamu Noguchi, Dieter Rams, Lucie Rie and Paolo Venini, as well as architects Alvar Aalto, Philip Johnson, Richard Neutra and Oscar Niemeyer. An additional illustrated dictionary features hundreds more key mid-century designers and manufacturers as well as important organizations, schools and movements. Complete with thirteen specially commissioned essays by renowned experts and over 1,000 mainly colour illustrations, it is a must-have acquisition for any design aficionado, collector or reader seeking inspiration for their home.

Introducing Architectural Theory

Titre : Introducing Architectural Theory
Auteur : Korydon Smith
Éditeur : Routledge
ISBN-13 : 9781136190292
Libération : 2013-05-20

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This is the most accessible architectural theory book that exists. Korydon Smith presents each common architectural subject – such as tectonics, use, and site – as though it were a conversation across history between theorists by providing you with the original text, a reflective text, and a philosophical text. He also introduces each chapter by highlighting key ideas and asking you a set of reflective questions so that you can hone your own theory, which is essential to both your success in the studio and your adaptability in the profession. These primary source texts, which are central to your understanding of the discipline, were written by such architects as Le Corbusier, Robert Venturi, and Adrian Forty. The appendices also have guides to aid your reading comprehension; to help you write descriptively, analytically, and disputationally; and to show you citation styles and how to do library-based research. More than any other architectural theory book about the great thinkers, Introducing Architectural Theory teaches you to think as well.

Danish Chairs

Titre : Danish Chairs
Auteur : Noritsugu Oda
Éditeur : Chronicle Books
ISBN-13 : 0811822575
Libération : 1999-02-01

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Depicts and describes more than two hundred examples of twentieth century Danish chair design

Encyclopaedia universalis

Titre : Encyclopaedia universalis
Auteur :
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : NWU:35556018600205
Libération : 1971

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A été écrit sous une forme ou une autre pendant la plus grande partie de sa vie. Vous pouvez trouver autant d'inspiration de Encyclopaedia universalis Aussi informatif et amusant. Cliquez sur le bouton TÉLÉCHARGER ou Lire en ligne pour obtenir gratuitement le livre de titre $ gratuitement.

Charlotte Perriand

Titre : Charlotte Perriand
Auteur : Mary McLeod
Éditeur : Harry N. Abrams
ISBN-13 : UOM:39015058108401
Libération : 2003-12-15

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A tribute to the nearly seventy-five- year career of the distinguished furniture and interior designer showcases both the well-known pieces she created with Le Corbusier and her independent designs, examining the trends and styles that influenced her work.