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LE CORBUSIER & JEANNERET

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Publication Date: 
February 1, 2016
Format: 
P
Trim Size: 
10.7in. x 8.2in. x 0.5in.
ISBN: 
9780996371339
About This Item: 
Chandigarh was one of Le Corbusier s most important commissions and a rareopportunity to create a total work of art from master plan to furnishings with hiscousin Pierre Jeanneret, who oversaw design and construction. As we ve come toexpect from Wright s past publications, the furnishings on auction are beautifullypresented and thoughtfully contextualized within a description of this project Prime Minister Nehru s first Indian dream city amply illustrated with personal andconstruction photographs, drawings and brief historical notes. Illustrated are chairs, desks, bookcases, sofas, shelving from the court and administrative buildings byboth men that capture the influence of Le Corbusier s design principles and thequalities of proportion, form, modernity and resourcefulness that Le Corbusier andJeanneret applied to every aspect of Chandigarh from city plan to interiors. Thecommissioned pieces offered come out of noted private collections based inChandigarh as well as Europe.
$29.95
Binding: 
Paperback

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