Arts & Culture

Le Corbusier

René Burri captures the life and work of the pioneer of modern architecture Charles-Édouard Jeanneret-Gris, better know as Le Corbusier

Rene Burri

Rene Burri | Le Corbusier Le Corbusier at his penthouse flat designed by himself between 1931 and 1934. 16th arrondissement. 24, rue Nungesser-et-Coli, Paris, France. 1960. © Rene Burri | Magnum Photos
Rene Burri | Le Corbusier The painter, architect and city planner Le Corbusier in the 'Atelier 35 S'.On the left: a lithograph of his 'Modulor'. 7th arrondissement. 35, rue de Sèvres. Paris, France. 1959. © Rene Burri | Magnum Photos
Rene Burri | Le Corbusier Floating Salvation Army hostel. France. Paris. 1929-1930. © Rene Burri | Magnum Photos
Rene Burri | Le Corbusier Ministry of Health, planned by architect Oscar Niemeyer. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 1960. © Rene Burri | Magnum Photos
Rene Burri | Le Corbusier The Villa Savoye (1928-1931) designed by Swiss architect Le Corbusier . Town of Poissy, Yvelines department, France.1959. © Rene Burri | Magnum Photos
Rene Burri | Le Corbusier Le Corbusier going over design plan with one of his collaborators. 35 rue de Sèvres, 7th arrondissement, Paris. 1959. © Rene Burri | Magnum Photos
Rene Burri | Le Corbusier La Tourette Dominican monastery. The painter, architect and city planner Le Corbusier. Eveux-sur-Arbresle, Rhône-Alpes region. 1959. © Rene Burri | Magnum Photos
Rene Burri | Le Corbusier La Tourette Dominican monastery. The painter, architect and city planner Le Corbusier reviewing plans for a construction to be built on the monastery grounds. Eveux-sur-Arbresle, Rhône-Alpes regio (...)
Rene Burri | Le Corbusier La Tourette monastery (1953-1960) by Le Corbusier. Section of the monastery courtyard. The angular 'Mitraillettes de lumière' illuminate the sancresty. 1960.Eveux-sur-Arbresle, Rhone department, Fr (...)
Rene Burri | Le Corbusier Apartment-atelier Le Corbusier (1931-1934). 24, rue Nungesser-et-Coli, 16th arrondissement. Paris, France. 1960. © Rene Burri | Magnum Photos
Rene Burri | Le Corbusier Windows where painted glass panels will be mounted. Most of the slits for light widen to the interior of the edifice, some however on the exterior; the openings thus mediate between the two differe (...)
Rene Burri Le Corbusier's 'Unité d'habitation' ('Living unit'): the 'Cité radieuse'. Children playing at roof terrace. Marseille. 1959. © Rene Burri | Magnum Photos
Rene Burri 'Living unit' of the 'Cité radieuse', planned by the architect Le Corbusier. Children playing on the terrace. Côte d'Azur, Marseille. 1959. © Rene Burri | Magnum Photos
Rene Burri Apartment-of Le Corbusier (1931-1934). 24, rue Nungesser-et-Coli, 16th arrondissement, Paris, France. 1960. © Rene Burri | Magnum Photos
Rene Burri Apartment of Le Corbusier (1931-1934), holding one of his drawings against light at window. 24, rue Nungesser-et-Coli, 16th arrondissement, Paris, France. 1960. © Rene Burri | Magnum Photos
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