Le Corbusier Rank
About Le Corbusier
Le Corbusier (Charles-Édouard Jeanneret-Gris) was a Swiss-French architect.
He was one of the pioneers of modern architecture and his buildings constructed throughout Europe, India, South and North America. He founded the "Congrès international d'architecture moderne".
He received the AIA Gold Medal in 1961.
His Personal Life
He was married once to Yvonne Gallis, a dressmaker and fashion model. He had also dated dancer Josephine Baker in the past. He died of a heart attack at the age of 77.
He was a huge admirer of the Greek Parthenon, which he would later praise in his book "Vers une architecture".
Le Corbusier Rank
Famous quotes by Le Corbusier
A house is a machine for living in.Le Corbusier
Architecture is the learned game, correct and magnificent, of forms assembled in the light.Le Corbusier
Space and light and order. Those are the things that men need just as much as they need bread or a place to sleep.Le Corbusier
The home should be the treasure chest of living.Le Corbusier
To create architecture is to put in order. Put what in order? Function and objects.Le Corbusier
F.A.Q. about Le Corbusier
When is his birthday?
Le Corbusier's birthday is on October 6, 1887.
In how many days is his birthday?
Le Corbusier's birthday is in 253 days
How old was Le Corbusier when he died?
He was 77 years old.
When did he die?
He died in August 27, 1965.
How old would he be today?
Le Corbusier would be 134 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Le Corbusier from?
He was born in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland.
Le Corbusier's Popularity
Le Corbusier was a famous Swiss-French architect, who was born on October 6, 1887. As a person born on this date, Le Corbusier is listed in our database as the 16th most popular celebrity for the day (October 6) and the 5th most popular for the year (1887).
People born on October 6 fall under the Zodiac sign of Libra, the Scales. Le Corbusier is the 529th most popular Libra.
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