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Benton, Tim (2012). Funktionnel. In: Torres, Jorge ed. Le Corbusier Mise au Point. Memorias Culturales. Valencia: General de Ediciones de Arquitectura, pp. 253–268.

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This is a completely new study, based on archival sources, of Le Corbusier's changing attitude to functionalism within the Modern Movement in architecture in the 1930s. Located in a lecture tour to Amsterdam and some observations of the Dutch landscape from the air, the chapter discloses Le Corbusier's increasing scepticism of the functional approach to architecture, rejecting both the Dutch modernists' approach and some of his own earlier ideas, including the Five Points for a New Architecture (1927).

Item Type: Book Section
Copyright Holders: Not known
ISBN: 84-939845-2-3, 978-84-939845-2-6
Keywords: Le Corbusier; Holland; functionalism; lectures
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Arts and Humanities > Art History
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Arts and Humanities
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Item ID: 36702
Depositing User: Tim Benton
Date Deposited: 27 Feb 2013 10:29
Last Modified: 08 Aug 2019 07:58
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