This edition includes a new translation of the original text, a scholarly introduction, and background notes that illuminate the text and illustrations.
Toward an Architecture
Author:"Le Corbusier","Jean-Louis Cohen"| Published on 2007 by Getty Publications
ISBN: 9780892368228/0892368225 | en | 341 pages | BOOK |
Published in 1923, Toward an Architecture had an immediate impact on architects throughout Europe and remains a foundational text for students and professionals. Le Corbusier urges readers to cease thinking of architecture as a matter of historical styles and instead open their eyes to the modern world. Simultaneously a historian, critic, and prophet, he provocatively juxtaposes views of classical Greece and Renaissance Rome with images of airplanes, cars, and ocean liners. Le Corbusier's slogans--such as \. Toward an Architecture was ranked 8 by Google Books for keyword Architecture.