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Loos and Baker: a house for JosephineSubscription

By Catherine Slessor

Adolf Loos’s lost house for Josephine Baker marked a seminal moment in the expression of cultural and social modernity

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‘Architecture does not teach us what the sacred is, but it may touch it and draw others to it’Subscription

By Ayla Lepine

A holy place should not be a temple to the architect; architecture itself is not divine

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Views on Le Corbusier's Unite d’HabitationSubscription

By Kenneth Easton

Archive: a selection of architects give their views of the emerging Unite d’Habitation by Le Corbusier


William JR CurtisSubscription

By William JR Curtis

‘The Carpenter show makes a point of blurring fact and fiction and of trivialising both art and reality’


The Classical ideals of Le Corbusier Subscription

By William JR Curtis

How three weeks in Athens left a lasting impression on the father of Modernism


1993 February: Le Corbusier In the SunSubscription

[ARCHIVE] The Marseilles Unite and the monuments of Chandigarh have been held up as an example of Le Corbusier’s interest in passive energy control. Christopher Mackenzie questioned these assumptions on a visit to India


1987 January: 'Corb87: Master of a misunderstood modernism' by Peter BuchananSubscription


Peter Buchanan introduces the 1987 AR issue marking the centenary of Le Corbusier’s birth, first published January 1987

Buildings by Le Corbusier

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Ronchamp chapel in France by Le CorbusierSubscription

By James Stirling

Archive: despite its architect, the chapel - ‘a pure expression of poetry’ - should not be criticised by the rationale of the modern movement


1961 June: Dominican Monastery of La Tourette by Le Corbusier (Eveux-Sur-Arbresle, France)Subscription

By Colin Rowe

Colin Rowe’s essay on Le Corbusier’s La Tourette Monastery, first published June 1961


Le Corbusier: An Atlas of Modern Landscapes, Jean-Louis CohenSubscription


Handsomely produced but lacking deep exploration of the theme; Peter Buchanan reviews the book which accompanies MoMA’s recent exhibition

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Hand of CorbSubscription

By Rasmus Wærn

A new exhibition in Stockholm collects a vast archive of Le Corbusier’s work, including paintings, sculptures, furniture and other objects by the famous architect

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