Le Corbusier in America

Le Corbusier in America

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How Le Corbusier's first trip to the United States shaped his critique of the country and affected both his work and the diffusion of his ideas.At first these houses, built like Fords, had the potential to rejuvenate the beleaguered automobile industry. ... methods of construction, not to mention conservative financing institutions, were cautious about commitments to factory- made shelter. ... Like most of his American counterparts, he gave little thought to market analysis, methods of distribution, questions involving ... and the Rockefeller Foundation had financed many buildings, including post- World War I reconstruction projects inanbsp;...

Title:Le Corbusier in America
Author:Mardges Bacon
Publisher:MIT Press - 2003-02


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