Title: Le Corbusier 1887-1965. 40 Wohnhäuser / 40 ...
Publisher: Anton Pustet (1999), Salzburg-München
Publication Date: 1999
Book Condition: vg
Edition: 2nd edition (revised)
Oblong Elephant portfolio. 182 pages (loose) resting in blue cloth clamshell box with lettering in white on front cover. Corners of box split but still firmly holding. Minor age wear, scuffing and staining on box. 22 pages of text (two columns per page in German and English) & 40 scale models on 160 pages from the Technological University in Munich with reproductions of b/w photographs, plans of buildings and projects by Le Corbusier. With contributions by Friedrich Kurrent, Winfried Nerdinger and Franz Wimmer. Translation by Gail Schamberger. "This portfolio contains a collection of students' work carried out during the period 1973-1996 at the Technological University in Munich, under Professor Friedrich Kurrent in the department of interior design. These 40 models have been selected from well over 100." Charles-Edouard Jeanneret, better known as Le Corbusier (1887-1965), was born in Switzerland and is considered to be one of the greatest architects and designers of the 20th century. He also was a painter, writer, urban planner and theorist. His work inspired later avant-garde architectural experiments throughout the world. Scarce portfolio with clamshell box in good, pages in near fine condition. Bookseller Inventory # 21302
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