Le Corbusier in Detail

Flora Samuel

Research output: Book/ReportBook

17 Citations (Scopus)

Abstract

This is the first book to give such close attention to Le Corbusier's approach to the making of buildings. It illustrates the ways in which Le Corbusier's details were expressive of his overall philosophical intentions. It is not a construction book in the usual sense- rather it focusses on the meaning of detail, on the ways in which detail informs the overall architectural narrative of a building. Well illustrated and containing several specially prepared scaled drawings it acts as timely reminder to both students and architects of the possibilities inherent in the most small scale tectonic gestures.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationOxford
PublisherArchitectural Press
Number of pages264
ISBN (Print)9780750663540
Publication statusPublished - 2007

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