Le Corbusier: Villa Savoye, North East poster
This poster shows a drawing of the North East elevation of Villa Savoye, Le Corbusier's first masterpiece. Envisaged as a retreat from the hustle and bustle of Paris life, it was designed in 1928 and built at Poissy, North West of Paris.
Such is the importance of Villa Savoye that In July 2016 the house became a UNESCO World Heritage Site - just like Salts Mill and Saltaire! The Villa is 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.