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Sekler and W. Curtis, Le Corbusier at Work: The Genesis of the Carpenter Centre for the Visual Arts (Cambridge, MA: MIT, 1978), p. 187. 44 Le Corbusier and Jeanneret, Oeuvre Complète Volume 2, p. 16. 45 Le Corbusier, Oeuvre Complète, Volume 5, 1946–1952 (Zurich: Les Editions d’Architecture, 1995), p. 191. Originally published in 1953. 46 Letter, Le Corbusier to Sert, 26 May 1962 reproduced in Sekler and Curtis, Le Corbusier at Work, p. 302. According to Banham ‘Behind all aspects of New Brutalism, in Britain and elsewhere, lurks one undisputed architectural fact: the concrete-work of Le Corbusier’s Unité d’Habitation at Marseilles’.

45. 69 Curtis, Le Corbusier: Ideas and Forms, p. 226. 70 Le Corbusier, Towards a New Architecture, pp. 187–93. 71 C. Rowe, The Mathematics of the Ideal Villa and Other Essays (Cambridge, MA: MIT, 1976), p. 145. 72 At the Villa Savoye they appear on a 5 metre by 5 metre grid. 73 Frampton, Studies in Tectonic Culture, p. 177. 74 Le Corbusier, Talks with Students, p. 56. 75 Sekler and Curtis, Le Corbusier at Work, p. 146. 76 Soltan, ‘Working with Le Corbusier’, p. xxiii. 77 He refers to Le Corbusier’s blue Modulor scale.

114 Le Corbusier, Precisions, p. 5. 115 T. Benton, ‘Pessac and Lège revisited: standards dimensions and failures’, Massilia, 3 (2004), p. 84. 116 See for example FLC 21941 showing the prefabricated cladding panels posited for the Unité at Meaux in 1957. 117 See A. Colquhoun, ‘The significance of Le Corbusier’ in Allen Brooks, Archive, Volume I, pp. xxxvi. Somatic detail Le Corbusier was very preoccupied with the manner in which the body would respond to art and to architecture. 3 ‘But how do you receive an architectural sensation?

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