Charles-Édouard Jeanneret, known as Le Corbusier (French: [lə kɔʁbyˈzje]), was a Swiss-French architect, designer, painter, urban planner, writer, and one of the pioneers of what is now called modern architecture. He was born in Switzerland and became a French citizen in 1930. His career spanned five decades, and he designed buildings in Europe, Japan, India, and North and South America.
|A house is a machine for living in.||Arts, Culture, Entertainment & Lifestyle|
|A hundred times have I thought New York is a catastrophe and 50 times: It is a beautiful catastrophe.|
|Architecture is the learned game, correct and magnificent, of forms assembled in the light.||Arts, Culture, Entertainment & Lifestyle|
|I prefer drawing to talking. Drawing is faster, and leaves less room for lies.|
|Space and light and order. Those are the things that men need just as much as they need bread or a place to sleep.|
|The home should be the treasure chest of living.|
|To create architecture is to put in order. Put what in order? Function and objects.|