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Le Corbusier: Chapelle de Ronchamp (Chapelle Notre Dame du Haut) poster

£18.00

Artist: Le Corbusier

This poster shows a drawing of Corbusier's extraordinary Chapelle Notre Dame du Haut at Ronchamp. Such is the importance of the Chapel that In July 2016 it became a UNESCO World Heritage Site - just like Salts Mill and Saltaire! UNESCO selected the Chapel 'for its revolutionary approach to religious architecture.' It's 1 of 17 buildings around the world that UNESCO chose to represent Le Corbusier's work as 'a testimonial to the invention of a new architectural language that made a break with the past.' 

Approximate dimensions: 70cm x 50cm

About Le Corbusier

Le Corbusier - one of the most influential design practitioners of the Western world - was born Charles-Edouard Jeanneret-Gris in 1887 in Switzerland. This architect, designer, urbanist and writer was a pioneer of modern architecture. His career spanned five decades, with buildings constructed across the globe. He was a pioneer in studies of modern high design and was dedicated to providing better living conditions for the residents of crowded cities. He died in 1965 in Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France.