Le Corbusier

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French architect (born in Switzerland) (1887-1965)

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On page 14, we capture the life and works of Charles-Edouard Jeanneret, better known as Le Corbusier, who began his creative career as a watch engraver and became arguably the most influential architect of the 20th century.
The first revolved around place names: La Chaux de Fonds in Switzerland (the home town of Charles-Edouard Jeanneret, aka Le Corbusier) and more glamorously, New York, Paris, Moscow, Rio and Algiers.
Indeed Paris discovered Le Corbusier, or Charles-Edouard Jeanneret, as he was in 1917, as a painter, when he and Amedee Ozenfant launched an art movement, Purism, in their manifesto Apres Le Cubisme and journal L'Espril Nouveau.
Charles-Edouard Jeanneret, or Le Corbusier, is among the most influential architects of the 20th century.
In 1918, Charles-Edouard Jeanneret (aka Le Corbusier) and the decidedly lesser-known Amedee Ozenfant founded Purism, a movement in architecture and painting that emphasized the geometric order and clarity of urban industrial technology.
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