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Le Corbusier

Le Corbusier in 1933
Born Charles-Édouard Jeanneret-Gris[1]
(1887-10-06)October 6, 1887
La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland
Died August 27, 1965(1965-08-27) (aged 77)
Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France
Nationality Swiss, French
Occupation Architect
Awards AIA Gold Medal (1961), Grand Officiers of the Légion d’honneur (1964)
Buildings Villa Savoye, Poissy
Villa La Roche, Paris
Unité d’habitation, Marseille
Notre Dame du Haut, Ronchamp
Buildings in Chandigarh, India
Projects Ville Radieuse

I prefer drawing to talking. Drawing is faster, and leaves less room for lies.
Le Corbusier
The home should be the treasure chest of living.
Space and light and order. Those are the things that men need just as much as they need bread or a place to sleep.
Le Corbusier
Architecture is the learned game, correct and magnificent, of forms assembled in the light.
Le Corbusier
To create architecture is to put in order. Put what in order? Function and objects.
Le Corbusier
A hundred times have I thought New York is a catastrophe and 50 times: It is a beautiful catastrophe.
Le Corbusier
A house is a machine for living in.