A decade after its first publication, the bestselling monograph Le Corbusier Le Grand is finally available in a new paperback edition.
Documenting the life and work of one of the giants of twentieth-century architecture and design, the book presents an array of sketches, photographs, and correspondences, charting the vast and varied output of Le Corbusier, an artist who continues to fascinate those inside and outside the architectural world.
- The most comprehensive and far-ranging single-volume history of twentieth-century architecture.
- Written by a trusted authority in the fields of architecture and urbanism and a - prominent writer, critic, curator and teacher.
- Exhaustively illustrated with buildings, projects, plans, drawings, and publications - by well-known masters and rediscovered figures.
- Covers all parts of the globe better than any comparable history of the period.
- Destined to become the standard reference on this time period for every student - of architecture.
Jean-Louis Cohen is one of the most authoritative historians of twentieth-century architecture and urbanism. He is the Sheldon H. Solow Professor in the History of Architecture at the Institute of Fine Arts of NYU University. An articulate writer, popular lecturer, commentator for the French media, and leader of research teams, Cohen has received many honours and is the author of numerous books and articles about nearly every aspect of how modernization has affected the built environment.