Le Corbusier. Beton Brut and Ineffable Space, 1940-1965. Surface Materials and Psychophysiology of Vision
Roberto Gargiani and anna Rosellini
This groundbreaking new perspective on Le Corbusier is based on exhaustive archival research and the study of neglected or completely unknown documents. It is innovative in showing the role of materials and construction techniques in the architecture of Le Corbusier and the book also delves into the project management and the construction of several buildings in the period 1940-1965. Each worksite, from the Unite d'Habitation in Marseille to the city of Chandigarh, and the Tokyo museum, the Carpenter Center in Cambridge and the Unite d'Habitation in Berlin, is analyzed in detail.
Lausanne 2011, 24.5cm x 17.5cm, illustrated, 700pp. Paperback