Happy Birthday Le Corbusier!

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Today marks the Swiss-born French architect ’s birthday. Noted as one of the pioneers of modern architecture, ’s architecture career spanned some five decades.  Born in 1887, which would make him 124 today, Charles-Édouard Jeanneret adopted the pseudonym in the 1920s. Known for both his architecture and furniture design you can visit the Galerie Anton Meier where some of Le Corbusier & Pierre Jeanneret furniture is currently on a special exhibit.   More of ArchDaily’s coverage on Le Corbusier, books, buildings, and articles can be found here.

Cite: Minner, Kelly. "Happy Birthday Le Corbusier!" 06 Oct 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed 21 Oct 2014. <http://www.archdaily.com/?p=174458>
  • Luke

    My reason to get drunk today.

    • Sam

      Well that took a lot of convincing.

  • Bruno Quijano

    It’s also my birthday :) I was born exactly 100 yeas after him :)

  • Bilbo

    Nothing would have been sweeter than to have seen Phillip Johnson and Le Corbusier in a lovers embrace…perhaps only a three way with the guy from the six flags commercials. That would be so beautiful and hilarious all at once. Phil of course would be at last learning something of design.