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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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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


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


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


The pavilion and the court: cultural and spatial problems of De Stijl architectureSubscription

By Richard Padovan

Richard Padovan focuses on two buildings, both designed in 1929, which represent the final resolution of Le Corbusier’s and Mies van der Rohe’s  response to and conflict with De Stijl: the Villa Savoye and the Barcelona Pavilion

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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’

Buildings by Le Corbusier

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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


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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