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Posts tagged 'Le Corbusier'

Brutalism: The world’s ugliest buildings are back in fashion

Trellick Tower by Erno Goldfinger. Photo by Jonathan Retico Probably the twentieth century’s most controversial movement, Brutalism was characterised by its utilitarian style, modular elements

Architecture
Form follows function: Modernism’s guiding principles

Form follows function: Modernism’s guiding principles

The Villa Savoye by Le Corbusier is one of the most recognisable example of a modernist house In the first half of the twentieth century,

Architecture

The landscape of humanity: how the countryside holds the keys to the future

The Planta Solar 20 power plant near Seville, Spain. PS20 produces electricity with large movable mirrors called heliostats. Alamy. As climate catastrophe looms, the interdependence

Architecture

How has the industry reacted to Building Better, Building Beautiful report?

Living With Beauty is the final report from the government-appointed commission on the controversial subject of what beautiful housing looks like After 13 months, two

Architecture

How radical was the modernist Frankfurt kitchen?

The Frankfurt Kitchen. Courtesy of the Minneapolis Institute of Art Margarete Schütte-Lihotzky’s mass-produced, modular kitchen transformed domestic life but shows that modernist efficiency didn’t necessarily lead

Design

Villa Savoye: Le Corbusier’s exemplary modernist building

Villa Savoye is a definitive example of a modernist building. Set in the Parisian suburb of Poissy, it was designed by Swiss architect and modernist

Architecture

Food for thought: Le Corbuffet brings architectural history to the dinner table

Robert Rauschenburger,. Photo by Esther Choi Writing about food has never been so good, or serious, as now. Le Corbuffet, Esther Choi’s book of recipes

Opinion

Why building with concrete has sparked a backlash among architects

Unité d’habitation in Marseille by Le Corbusier. Photo by Ken Ohyama via Flickr It was the miracle product of the post-war period, but its edifice

Design

Le Corbusier: The Swiss architect, his life and work

Notre Dame du Haut, built in Ronchamp, France, in 1955. Photo by Ricardo Gomez Angel A century since Le Corbusier began his journey as an

Architecture

Artist sinks Le Corbusier’s Villa Savoye in Danish fjord

An enormous replica of Le Corbusier’s Villa Savoye has been half-sunk off a Danish fjord as part of Vejle’s Floating Art festival, writes Rita Lobo

Architecture

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

How young studio Vaarnii is making the most of Finland’s timber resources

Remote architecture in the Nordic wilderness

The founders of Milan digital gallery Vaspaar share how they bring the art of collecting to life

The story of Benjamin Hubert’s LAYER is told in a new monograph

On Helsinki’s archipelago Pekka Littow’s Majamaja eco cabins are inspired by the local architecture

Clerkenwell Design Week announces new partnership for scaled up return to EC1

In Memoriam: Balkrishna V. Doshi (1927- 2023)

Anglo-Dutch architecture firm Studio Woodroffe Papa completes mixed-use housing scheme in London

What the fight for inclusion needs in 2023


Architects

Remote architecture in the Nordic wilderness

On Helsinki’s archipelago Pekka Littow’s Majamaja eco cabins are inspired by the local architecture

In Memoriam: Balkrishna V. Doshi (1927- 2023)

Anglo-Dutch architecture firm Studio Woodroffe Papa completes mixed-use housing scheme in London

Architecture Icon: The Paimio Sanatorium and its humanistic approach to modernism

AD Architecture reimagines an art and exhibition venue in Shiyihe

Mobile Architectural Office unveils low-carbon building in Paris

Architecture firm Atelier L’Abri designs all-white house in Québec

Top 5 architectural hideaways from around the world


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How young studio Vaarnii is making the most of Finland’s timber resources

The founders of Milan digital gallery Vaspaar share how they bring the art of collecting to life

The story of Benjamin Hubert’s LAYER is told in a new monograph

Clerkenwell Design Week announces new partnership for scaled up return to EC1

What the fight for inclusion needs in 2023

A short history of the Bubble Chair

Why brand space needs pace: what we can learn from the art of filmmaking

Yinka Ilori brings the feel-good factor back to London

From the Archive: A short history of Marcel Breuer’s Wassily chair


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Sustainable design: Pentatonic x Snarkitecture talk recycled materials

Salone del Mobile: Tomas Alonso and Studio Brynjar & Veronika for Swarovski

New Nordic design

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Nendo’s Oki Sato

Keiichi Matsuda: Augmented Hyper-Reality