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The reader is given a entire realizing of the way information equipped into le Corbusier's layout technique and the way he used detailing within the context of his philosophical ideas.

content material: Standardization and cohesion --
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15 Le Corbusier, Towards a New Architecture, p. 247. , p. 246. , p. 245. 18 Framework of concrete, girders made on the site and raised by a hand-winch. Hollow walls of 1 1/8 concrete and expanded metal with a 71/2 cavity; all floor slabs on the same unit of measurement; the factory window frames, with adaptable ventilating on the same unit. The arrangements in conformity with the running of the household. , p. 223. , p. 216. 20 Le Corbusier and P. Jeanneret, Oeuvre Complète Volume 1, 1910–1929, (Zurich: Les Editions d’Architecture, 1995), p.

2 Steel structures While Le Corbusier is known for his love affair with concrete, close inspec­ tion of the Oeuvre Complète reveals an equivalent passion for steel. 83 Further, he referred to the details of the PFSF bank in a perfection which reaches the highest nobil­ Philadelphia as ‘gods ity’. 2 L’ossature métallique 25 26 Le Corbusier in Detail By means of brackets we are going to hang vertical steel sections, well adjusted, really vertical, 25cm in front of these ribbons of concrete. 86 He also took a particular interest in the tensile qualities of steel.

A woman, a man, and a few children, elements of the harmony of the hearth. But, today, the mother of the family is crushed by housework’11 wrote Le Corbusier. ’12 A point emerges whose great importance will only resonate with those people who are intimate with the subject of housework – as its seems was Le Corbusier. 1 Cleaning instructions, hall floor Jaoul Maison B Somatic detail at an innate level to the proportions of the space that they occupied. 19 Le Corbusier’s architecture would appeal to the senses in a variety of different ways.

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