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‘Le Corbusier’s Ronchamp: a masterpiece of a unique but most personal order’Subscription

26 March, 2016 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

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

25 March, 2016 By Ayla Lepine

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

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‘Arguing about Chandigarh’s legacy is now part of the city’s consciousness’Subscription

4 December, 2015 By Apurva Bose Dutta

It may be the happiest city in India, but with Chandigarh’s rampant growth, there are issues that need urgent attention, not least Le Corbusier’s legacy

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‘Le Corbusier spent several months arriving at the exact form for the Unité d'Habitation’s pilotis’Subscription

8 July, 2016 By Kenneth Easton

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


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

19 December, 2013 By

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


The secret photography of Le CorbusierSubscription

31 October, 2013 By Andrew Mead

The photography of the architect who claimed to not believe in cameras is beguiling and revealing


The Classical ideals of Le Corbusier Subscription

21 September, 2011 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

20 June, 2011

[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


March 1947: The mathematics of the Ideal Villa - Palladio and Le Corbusier comparedSubscription

18 August, 2010 By Colin Rowe

Colin Rowe’s essay on The Mathematics of the Ideal Villa, Palladio and Le Corbusier compared, first published March 1947


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

3 June, 2010 By Colin Rowe

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