Le Corbusier


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Le Cor·bu·sier

 (lə kôr-bo͞o-zyā′, -bü-) Pseudonym of Charles Édouard Jeanneret. 1887-1965.
Swiss-born French architect and writer. The most powerful advocate of the modernist school, he designed numerous functional concrete buildings and high-rise residential complexes.

Le Corbusier

(French lə kɔrbyzje)
n
(Biography) real name Charles Édouard Jeanneret. 1887–1965, French architect and town planner, born in Switzerland. He is noted for his use of reinforced concrete and for his modular system, which used units of a standard size. His works include Unité d'Habitation at Marseilles (1946–52) and the city of Chandigarh, India (1954)

Le Cor•bu•sier

(lə ˌkɔr büˈzyeɪ)
n.
(Charles Édouard Jeanneret), 1887–1965, Swiss architect in France.
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