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Le Corbusier: streets, promenades, scenes and artefacts

Author
Monteys, F.; Fuertes, P.
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
Journal of Architecture and Urbanism
Date of publication
2016-06-16
Volume
40
Number
2
First page
151
Last page
161
DOI
https://doi.org/10.3846/20297955.2016.1194606 Open in new window
Repository
http://dx.doi.org/10.3846/20297955.2016.1194606 Open in new window
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/97531 Open in new window
URL
http://www.tandfonline.com/ Open in new window
Abstract
The relationship of Le Corbusier with the street is complex and sometimes contradictory. Young Jeanneret seems to be persuaded by certain sites, which we may define as urban scenarios, during his visits to cities like Istanbul in his formative years. Unlike his hometown La Chaux-de-Fonds – identified by a regular set of streets – these places may have been a picturesque counterpoint activated by a significant topography. Streets meandering along a set of ‘Dom-ino’ houses in the Oeuvre Co...
Citation
Monteys, X., Fuertes, P. Le Corbusier: streets, promenades, scenes and artefacts. "Journal of Architecture and Urbanism", 16 Juny 2016, vol. 40, núm. 2, p. 151-161.
Keywords
Le Corbusier, Rue corridor, Rue intérieure, Street, Street design, Street space, V4 street
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INHABITING - Research Group

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