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Proportional representation: the measure of a manSubscription

By Edwin Heathcote

Derived from the measurements of men’s bodies, dimensions become so encoded in the world of design and construction that discrimination against women is subconscious

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Terrain Vague: assigning value to ambiguous spaceSubscription

By Jonathan Meades

The body politic gaily riding roughshod over our built and natural environment needs to be reined in

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Intense relationships: measuring urban intensitySubscription

By Tim Stonor

Enriching design practice by the mapping of human behaviour patterns could transform urban space

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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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Folio: E-1027, Eileen Gray’s architectural magnum opusSubscription

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Rarely is a house so intertwined with the lives of those who built it and lived there

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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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Le Corbusier In the SunSubscription

By Christopher Mackenzie

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

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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

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Ronchamp chapel in France by Le CorbusierSubscription

By James Stirling

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

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

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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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