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Cassina
Chaise-longue LC4 CP


Who designed it? LeCorbusier/P.Jeanneret/C.Perriand What is it made of? Louis Vuitton Saddle Leather and Cassina frame structure. Self supporting mattress sourced from the Tannerie owned by Louis Vuitton Why Saddle Leather? This is the material Louis Vuitton uses for its bags. The Saddle Leather gives the LC4 mattressa sturdier look and feel which is an […]


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Le Corbusier
The Chapel Notre-Dame du Haut


The simplicity is again evident at a spatial level. Two key spaces correspond to two principal liturgical choir areas, the one outside, the other inside, and both part of the east wall. These two liturgical areas are accompanied by traditional elements: the altar, a very thick flagstone supporting the two columns, the lectern, the choir […]


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Le Corbusier
Villa Savoye


Suspended on top of a hill and surrounded by tall trees, Villa Savoye by Le Corbusier [http://www.fondationlecorbusier.fr/] is realized between 1928 and 1931 as a summer residence for Savoye Family. Although this is a suburban patrician villa here the architect tackles the issue, developed in previous projects of low-cost housing, housing as a “machine à […]


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Le Corbusier
Villa La Roche


La Maison La Roche-Jeanneret is a dual house built by Le Corbusier in 1924 and are currently the home of the Le Corbusier Foundation. The project dates back to 1923, when Raoul La Roche commissioned to the Helvetic architect a house where he could also be exposed his art gallery. Was used the new technique […]


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Video
Understanding Architecture, Part 6 – Form Follows Function


Learn where the phrase form follows function came from and how it became a precedent that changed architecture forever.


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Video
Influential architects, Part 5


See why Le Corbusier (Charles-Édouard Jeanneret) was one of the most influential architects of our time from just 50 years ago. His work challenged form and function for centuries to come.


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Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec
Appartement 50 installation


It all started early this year when Jasper Morrison introduced us to the owners of one of the apartments in the housingblock unitof the Marseille-based Radiant City. The Apartment 50 is not a museum; it is a lived-in space that we remodelled – just for the time of the summer season. We decided to feature […]


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