Le Corbusier

[ French luh kawr-by-zyey ]
/ French lə kɔr büˈzyeɪ /

noun

Charles Édouard Jeanneret, 1887–1965, Swiss architect in France.

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British Dictionary definitions for Le Corbusier

Le Corbusier
/ (French lə kɔrbyzje) /

noun

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)
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