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Le Corbusier

19 August 2010

2006 – Saint-Pierre, Firminy, France

Architect: José Oubrerie, Le Corbusier The last major work of Le Corbusier, it was completed in 2006 forty-one years after his death, by the French architect, José Oubrerie who had been Le Corbusier’s...

19 August 2010

1965 – Unité d’Habitation, Firminy, France

Architect: Le Corbusier Based on the modernist residential housing design principle developed by Le Corbusier, with the collaboration of painter-architect Nadir Afonso. The concept formed the basis of several housing developments designed by...

19 May 2010

1929 – Villa Savoye, Poissy, France

Architect: Le Corbusier Situated at Poissy, outside of Paris, the Villa Savoye is one of the most recognisable architectural icons of the International Style. The Villa Savoye was designed as a weekend country...

23 November 2009

1954 – Chapelle Notre-Dame-du-Haut, Ronchamp, France

Architect: Le Corbusier This is a singular work in Le Corbusier’s oeuvre in that it departs from his principles of standardisation and the machine aesthetic, giving in instead to a site-specific response. By...

23 June 2009

1952 – United Nations Building, New York

Architect: Wallace K. Harrison / Le Corbusier Instead of organising a competition for the design of their building, the UN decided to commission a collaborative effort among a multinational team of leading architects....

06 June 2009

Walker, Robin (1924-1991)

Robin Walker (1924 – 1991) joined Michael Scott’s office in 1948, a year after graduating from UCD. Previously he had worked for Scott during his college holidays. After graduating, he worked and studied...