Definition of Le Corbusier

1. Noun. French architect (born in Switzerland) (1887-1965).

Exact synonyms: Charles Edouard Jeanneret
Generic synonyms: Architect, Designer

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Le Corbusier

Lazzaro Spallanzani
LeCompte manoeuvre
LeCompte operation
LeRoi Jones
LeVeen shunt
Le Bel-van't Hoff rule
Le Chatelier's law
Le Chatelier's principle
Le Chatelier-Braun principle
Le Chatelier principle
Le Châtelier’s principle
Le Corbusier (current term)
Le Douanier Rousseau
Le Duc Tho
Le Fort
Le Fort's amputation
Le Fort III craniofacial dysjunction
Le Fort III fracture
Le Fort II fracture
Le Fort I fracture
Le Fort osteotomy
Le Fort sound
Le Gallienne
Le God
Le Havre
Le Mans

Literary usage of Le Corbusier

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1. Space and the Architect: Lessons in Architecture 2 by Herman Hertzberger (2000)
"Our main interest in the chapel is how and when an architect like Le Corbusier managed to conjure up this wholly new formal idiom. ..."

2. Back from Utopia: The Challenge of the Modern Movementby Hubert-Jan Henket, Hilde Heynen by Hubert-Jan Henket, Hilde Heynen (2002)
"14 In a tirade against the goods in a department store, Le Corbusier ... Le Corbusier would not have minded 'the pretty little shepherdess shop girl in her ..."

3. De Stijl Continued: The Journal Structure (1958-1964) an Artists' Debate by Jonneke Jobse (2005)
"6 This is not surprising, since from the beginning Le Corbusier had been an advocate ... Moreover, Le Corbusier reserved a major role for colour. ..."

4. Design and Analysis by Bernard Leupen, Christoph Grafe, Nicola Körnig, Marc Lampe, Peter De Zeeuw (1997)
"The advantages and consequences of this solution, Le Corbusier claimed, ... Le Corbusier did, however, permit himself minor deviations from this grid on a ..."

5. The Urban Condition: Space, Community, and Self in the Contemporary Metropolis by Ghent Urban Studies Team (1999)
"The Ville Radieuse as conceived by Le Corbusier enters into a specific relation with the past of a site as well as with history in general. ..."

6. Frame and Generic Space by Bernard Leupen (2006)
"61-62 180 It is almost certain that le Corbusier knew Ol and his entry to the OSA competition. This is not only de- ducible from the great similarity ..."

7. Constant's New Babylon: The Hyper-architecture of Desire by Mark Wigley (1998)
"1 Jorn had worked for Le Corbusier during the late thirties, hut from 194f) on ... While Le Corbusier had the impertinence' to present his architecture as ..."

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