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Published: 01 January 2017
Figure 8 Le Corbusier, “Modulor,” 1955. © FLC/ADAGP, Paris/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, 2016 Figure 8. Le Corbusier, “Modulor,” 1955. © FLC/ADAGP, Paris/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, 2016 More
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Published: 01 January 2017
Figure 10 Le Corbusier, sketch for the Immeuble Clarté, 1928. © FLC/ADAGP, Paris/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, 2016 Figure 10. Le Corbusier, sketch for the Immeuble Clarté, 1928. © FLC/ADAGP, Paris/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, 2016 More
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Public Culture (1 January 2019) 31 (1): 21–43.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Dave Tell The Modulor was a tape measure–style tool created by Le Corbusier in the 1940s to govern the distribution of objects in space. When he first conceived of the Modulor, Le Corbusier was a bureaucrat working in the fascist regime of Marshal Philippe Pétain. Six years later, the same tool...
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Public Culture (1 March 2013) 25 (2 70): 272–306.
Published: 01 March 2013
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Published: 01 January 2017
Figure 3 Photographs published by the sociologist Philippe Boudon (1969 : 154) of Le Corbusier’s housing project in Pessac, upon completion in 1927 (top) and in 1967 (bottom), showing various alterations by inhabitants Figure 3. Photographs published by the sociologist Philippe Boudon (1969 More
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Public Culture (1 January 2017) 29 (1 (81)): 129–164.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Figure 8 Le Corbusier, “Modulor,” 1955. © FLC/ADAGP, Paris/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, 2016 Figure 8. Le Corbusier, “Modulor,” 1955. © FLC/ADAGP, Paris/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, 2016 ...
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Public Culture (1 January 1999) 11 (1): 295–312.
Published: 01 January 1999
... Gregori Warchavchik wrote a newspa- per article that became the first Brazilian “Manifesto of Functional Architecture.” And in 1929, Le Corbusier’s meteoric arrival in Rio shook the very foundations of previous architectural paradigms. During...
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Public Culture (1 January 2019) 31 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 January 2019
... our attention to the 1940s, when the Swiss-French architect Le Corbusier, working under Pétain’s fascist regime, created The Modulor, a tape measure–like tool meant to help make sense of how objects were distributed throughout spaces. Tell traces the movement of this technology and way of knowing as...
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Public Culture (1 May 2011) 23 (2): 377–394.
Published: 01 May 2011
..., recognized as the first generation of Indian modernists, were trained in the United States under Walter Gropius and Buckminster Fuller or, in the case of Doshi, in London, where this influence was directly honed by working with Le Corbusier and later Louis Kahn. However, it must be noted that even...
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Public Culture (1 January 2017) 29 (1 (81)): 165–190.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Figure 3 Photographs published by the sociologist Philippe Boudon (1969 : 154) of Le Corbusier’s housing project in Pessac, upon completion in 1927 (top) and in 1967 (bottom), showing various alterations by inhabitants Figure 3. Photographs published by the sociologist Philippe Boudon (1969...
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Public Culture (1 May 2003) 15 (2): 373–384.
Published: 01 May 2003
...: Harvard University Press. Prakash, Vikramaditya. 2002. Chandigarh’s Le Corbusier: The Struggle for Moder- nity in Postcolonial India. Seattle: University of Washington Press. Price, Richard. 2002. First-Time: The Historical Vision of an...
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Public Culture (1 September 1994) 6 (3): 441–464.
Published: 01 September 1994
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Public Culture (1 September 2012) 24 (3 68): 535–576.
Published: 01 September 2012
... is instead typically considered in relation to the problem of clutter and the emphasis early twentieth- century modern architects like Le Corbusier or Bauhaus director Gropius put on clean minimalist spaces and efficient ratio- nal...
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Public Culture (1 September 2004) 16 (3): 532–548.
Published: 01 September 2004
... aes- thetic, eschewing finally the “dream-city” of le Corbusier and others.4 But surely the relationship between cities and people, buildings and bodies has 4. Rem Koolhaas and Sanford Kwinter, Rem Koolhaas: Conversations with...
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Public Culture (1 January 1997) 10 (1): 61–81.
Published: 01 January 1997
... and the domestic interior followed the Westernized aspirations for the nuclear family and found their expression in “comfortable, simple and plain cubic” architecture (Le Corbusier’s ideas were a source of inspiration for a whole...
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Public Culture (1 September 2004) 16 (3): 347–372.
Published: 01 September 2004
...,” African Studies Review 44, no. 2 (2001): 15–43; Karine Bennafla, Le commerce frontalier en Afrique Centrale: Acteurs, espaces, pra- tiques (Paris: Karthala, 2002); Cheikh Guèye, Touba: La capitale des mourides (Paris: Karthala, 2002). 12. Henri Lefebvre, The Production of Space (Oxford: Blackwell...