THE RHETORIC OF MODERNISM: LE CORBUSIER AS A LECTURER

THE RHETORIC OF MODERNISM: LE CORBUSIER AS A LECTURER

Editorial:
BIRKHAUSER
Año de edición:
Materia
Ensayos de Arquitectura
ISBN:
978-3-7643-8944-4

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Beginning in the "heroic" period of the 1920s, Le Corbusier presented his work to the world in his lectures: in Paris and Rome, Geneva and Zurich, Barcelona and Brussels, Prague and Moscow, Buenos Aires and Rio de Janeiro, as well as at Columbia University in New York.

In this volume, the numerous excerpts, preliminary notes, accompanying drawings, and photographs that Le Corbusier produced in connection with his lectures are presented and contextualized by one of the leading experts on the great architect. In them we see modernism at work. Always a great rhetorician and a master at staging his own persona, Le Corbusier takes the arguments and strategies, seminal ideas and most convincing highlights and fuses them into an architectural conception that every advanced architectural position and practice must still come to terms with today.