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Villa Savoye and Other Buildings

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Published by Taylor & Francis .
Written in English


  • Architecture,
  • Le Corbusier,,
  • 1887-1965,
  • Le Corbusier,
  • France,
  • 20th century,
  • Architectural drawing,
  • Catalogs,
  • Villa Savoye (Poissy, France)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Garland Architectural Archives

The Physical Object
Number of Pages376
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8122140M
ISBN 100824050568
ISBN 109780824050566

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Genre/Form: Catalogs Archives Catalogues: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Le Corbusier, Villa Savoye and other buildings and projects, The house under construction in , photo courtesy of Fondation Le Corbusier. The architectural concept Villa Savoye is broadly considered the best embodiment of Le Corbusier’s Five Points of a New Architecture (les cinq points d’une nouvelle architecture), namely: – the use of thin columns (called pilotis) to elevate the building from the ground and create a continuity of landscape at.   Villa Savoye, Poissy, France, – Arguably Le Corbusier’s most famous project, the Villa Savoye has an interesting history. What began as a straightforward house (or at least Author: Stefanie Waldek. When the construction of Villa Savoye began in , Le Corbusier was already an internationally known architect. His book Vers une Architecture (Towards a New Architecture) had been translated into several languages, while his work on the Centrosoyuz Building in Moscow, Russia, had brought him into contact with the Russian avant-garde.

The Villa Savoye, in Poissy, (France) which was built by Le Corbusier between and , is considered as one of his major works, and even as one of the masterpieces of 20th century architecture. Villa Savoye 82 rue de Villiers Poissy 01 39 65 01 06 - vox 01 39 65 19 33 - fax [email protected] - email. Visiting Visiting details subject to change without notice. Please rely on confirmation. Open every day except Mondays. Hours. 1 April to 31 October: am to pm and pm to pm. Near Paris, visit the Villa Savoye in Poissy, a modernist manifesto by Le Corbusier. The monument is open Our teams are happy to welcome you safely and in accordance with the new visit methods presented on this following page. We wish you a very good visit. Featuring more than of the most significant and influential buildings of the twentieth century, this book includes both classic works by such seminal architects as Le Corbusier, Frank Lloyd 5/5(5).

  The Villa Savoye is “a temple to the sun”; on the entrance ramp to the Mill­owners’ Building in Ahmedabad, India, visitors arrive in “the sacred precincts of a modern temple”; the.   This article argues that the debate over the fate of Le Corbusier's Villa Savoye () in Poissy, France-which was in derelict condition by the s-occasioned an international reconsideration of the architect's work as well as a reconsideration of the French architectural patrimony. The author argues that, while the house has been discussed since the time of its completion in largely. PUBLISHER'S DESCRIPTION: With its uncompromising and clear construction, the Villa Savoye, completed in , established Le Corbusier s reputation as an undisputed master of twentieth-century architecture. André Malraux placed it on the historic register in   Some 33 kilometres outside of Paris, in the town of Poissy, sits a true “design classic”, Villa Savoye. The work of seminal Swiss architect Le Corbusier, Villa Savoye is a constructed.