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LE CORBUSIER REDRAWN: The Houses / Steven Park

LE CORBUSIER REDRAWN: The Houses / Steven Park
LE CORBUSIER REDRAWN: The Houses / Steven Park

Le Corbusier (1887-1965) was the most significant architect of the twentieth century. Every architecture student examines the Swiss master's work. Yet, all too frequently, they rely on reproductions of faded drawings of uneven size and quality. Le Corbusier Redrawn presents the only collection of consistently rendered original drawings (at 1:200 scale) of all twenty-six of Le Corbusier's residential works. Using the original drawings from the Le Corbusier Foundation's digital archives, architect Steven Park has beautifully redrawn 130 perspectival sections, as well as plans, sections, and elevations of exterior forms and interior spaces.

These remarkable new drawings, which combine the conceptual clarity of the section with the spatial qualities of the perspective, not only provide information about the buildings, they also help students experience specific works spatially as they learn to critically examine Le Corbusier's works. Le Corbusier Redrawn features all of the self-sufficient and detached single and double-family houses designed by Le Corbusier since 1920 including Maison-Atelier Ozenfant, Villas La Roche- Jeanneret, Villa Savoye, Maison Curutchet, Maisons Jaoul, and Maison de l'Homme.


008 Maison-Ateleier Ozenfant
014 Villa Besnus
018 La Petite Maison
028 Villas Lipchitz-Miestchaninoff
034 Villas La Roche-Jeanneret
046 Maison Ternisien
056 Pavillion De L’Esprit Nouveau
068 Maison Planeix
076 Maison Guiette
082 Villa Cook
090 Villa Stein-De Monzie
104 Villa Church No.1
114 Villa Church No.2
124 Weisenhofsiedlung Villa No.1
132 Weisenhofsiedlung Villa No.2 

140 Villa Baizeau
144 Villa Savoye
154 Villa De Mandrot
164 Maison De Weekend (Henfel)
172 Villa La Sextant
178 Maison Curuchet
186 Le Petit Cabanon Le Corbusier
188 Maisons Jaoul
200 Villa Shodhan
214 Villa Sarabhai
228 Maison De L’Homme
240 Bibliography

Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press
Editors: Linda Lee and Sara Stemen
Dimensions: 7.5 x 10 inches (19.1 x 25.4 cm)
Pages: 240 pages, 154 b/w illustrations
Language: English
ISBN: 9781616890681

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Olivia Benoit
Cite: Olivia Benoit. "LE CORBUSIER REDRAWN: The Houses / Steven Park" 13 Feb 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884
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