Tag: Charles-Édouard Jeanneret

Las cafeteras de Aldo Rossi | Borja López Cotelo
19-06-2020 No Comments

Las cafeteras de Aldo Rossi | Borja López Cotelo

Las cosas no siempre son lo que parecen. Una cafetera, por ejemplo, puede ser la puerta de entrada a un hombre y a una época1. En los dibujos de Aldo Rossi aparecen de manera recurrente anónimas cafeteras como fantasmas de un pasado recordado entre la niebla del Po. Del mismo modo que sus bocetos de maniquíes aluden a esa Clase […]

Everything reaches the sea | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz
15-07-2019 No Comments

Everything reaches the sea | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz

“Nothing is transmissible but Thought” is the title of the last text written by Le Corbusier before his death in 1965. A phrase that explains in a very complete way the reason why the legacy of this man has had irreplaceable character for the development of architecture. Because it was not only through the orderly dissemination of his work, carried […]

Le Corbusier. Le Grand
06-10-2016 No Comments

Le Corbusier. Le Grand

A spectacular visual biography of the life and work of Le Corbusier (1887–1965), one of Modernism’s most influential architects, urban planners, and theorists. Approximately 2,000 images and documents, many previously unpublished, feature his major built works, urban plans, paintings, publications, and furniture as well as sketches, archival photographs, and personal correspondence. Rarely seen photographs and correspondence shed new light on […]

The Paris of Le Corbusier
05-11-2015 2 Comments

The Paris of Le Corbusier

‘The Paris of Le Corbusier’ he analyzes the dual relations between the city and the architect: the dialectics between the royal city – the Paris where it was living – and the ideal city – the abstract Paris that it was projecting-. It tries to confront both worlds to understand them better. Paris is an occasion to understand to Him […]

Le Corbusier. An Atlas of Landscapes
16-06-2015 No Comments

Le Corbusier. An Atlas of Landscapes

In spite of the fact that it left us already fifty years ago, the many-sided figure of Him Corbusier continues being an object of reflection nowadays. This monograph – the third one on the architect after two consecutive numbers in 1987 (AV 9 and 10) – is published to the thread of the exhibition that the MoMA dedicated to the […]

Tras el viaje de Oriente. Charles-Édouard Jeanneret – Le Corbusier
24-02-2015 No Comments

Tras el viaje de Oriente. Charles-Édouard Jeanneret – Le Corbusier

After the trip of East. In this book the famous trip to East reconstructs that Charles-Édouard Jeanneret (Him Corbusier) undertook between twenty-three and twenty-four years across Bohemia, Austria, Hungary, Serbia, Romania, Bulgaria, Turkey, Greece and Italy. The author has followed the steps of the young person Jeanneret, city for city, people for people, hamlet for hamlet, street for street, building […]

Sverre Fehn's notebooks | Borja López Cotelo
12-09-2014 4 Comments

Sverre Fehn’s notebooks | Borja López Cotelo

These clear mornings of June they disguised the city of Oslo. Closing the eyes, allowing that the Sun should warm the skin, one could believe that he was in Palermo, in Smyrna, probably enclosedly in Cadiz or Tangier. But at the end of the street there was a green foyer that we had to cross every day: the discreet Nasjonalmuseet […]

Portraits across the eyes of a near-sighted person (I) | epR
28-01-2014 No Comments

Portraits across the eyes of a near-sighted person (I) | epR

The raven man. A good day, Charles-Edouard Jeanneret-Gris decided that, in forward, would be called Le Corbusier. It decided also that already it would not be Swiss but French, and turned into raven – ¿or was it a magpie?-. It glided weightlessly between the writing, the painting and the architecture, settled in the gleaming shoulders of his cousin Pierre, of […]

The device wall-window | Santiago Carvajal
20-09-2013 3 Comments

The device wall-window | Santiago Carvajal

The following text is born of the worry generated from the review meddled to two projects of Le Corbusier: The small house in Corseaux-Vevey of 1923 and the villa Savoye of 1928, I have wondered why the placement of walls and windows where seemingly it is not necessary to have, the one in the terrace of the villa Savoye and […]

The architectural mechanism of Le Corbusier | Marcelo Gardinetti
05-12-2012 No Comments

The architectural mechanism of Le Corbusier | Marcelo Gardinetti

“Open your eyes! We eat in a small restaurant of coachmen in the center of Paris; in the background are the bar and the kitchen, a mezzanine cut into two the room height, its anterior part faces the street. One fine day this is discovered and are seen the tests that facilitates entire an architectural mechanism that may correspond to […]

The first star architect
30-10-2012 No Comments

The first star architect

Le Corbusier was a painter, architect, designer and theoretical Swiss of world renown. He is considered to be one of the most influential artists of the 20th century, though his polemic contacts with totalitarian rate misted his good name.