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Quotations From LE CORBUSIER [CHARLE ÉDOUARD JEANNE]

 

  • 1.
    Our own epoch is determining, day by day, its own style. Our eyes, unhappily, are unable yet to discern it.
    Le Corbusier [Charle Édouard Jeanne] (1887-1965), Swiss-born French architect. Toward a New Architecture, ch. 1, "Eyes Which Do Not See," (1923, trans. 1946).
  • 2.
    A hundred times have I thought New York is a catastrophe ... it is a beautiful catastrophe.
    Le Corbusier [Charle Édouard Jeanne] (1887-1965), Swiss-born French architect. quoted in New York Herald Tribune (Aug. 6, 1961).

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  • 3.
    A house is a machine for living in.
    Le Corbusier [Charle Édouard Jeanne] (1887-1965), Swiss-born French architect. Toward a New Architecture, ch. 1, "Eyes Which Do Not See: Airplanes," (1923, trans. 1946).

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