Voiture Minimum: Le Corbusier and the Automobile

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"Le Corbusier, who famously called a house 'a machine for living,' was fascinated--even obsessed--by another kind of machine, the automobile. His writings were strewn with references to autos ... In his 'white phase' of the twenties and thirties, he insisted that his buildings be photographed with a modern automobile in the foreground. Le Corbusier moved beyond the theoretical in 1936, entering (with his cousin Pierre Jeanneret) an automobile design competition, submitting plans for 'a minimalist vehicle for maximum ...

Voiture Minimum: Le Corbusier and the Automobile 2011, MIT Press (MA), Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780262015363

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