ARCHITECTURE: Le Corbusier & The Power Of Photography

Text: Mary Giatra

Le Corbusier is one of the most influential architects of all times but his work did not only affect the way modern buildings look. Photography, the most popular art of the 20th century, was integrally connected to his vision.

Thames & Hudson presents a new book about the architect’s strong connection with the field of photography. Visual culture in general has always been inspired by Corbusier’s vision. Besides, his  figure has defined, philosophically and artistically, an era. Long before other architects, he used photography to present both his ideas and buildings. A combination of his early pictures from his travels throughout the East with large-scale photographic images and collages of architectural spaces reveal his innovative thinking. This book, which coincids with the 125th anniversary of Le Corbusier’s birth, is devoted to the relationship between the architect and photography and proves yet another aspect of his genius.

Don’t miss it!

The book is published by Thames & Hudson and costs 40€.