Towards Universality: Le Corbusier, Mies, and De Stijl

Towards Universality: Le Corbusier, Mies, and De Stijl[KINDLE] ❄ Towards Universality: Le Corbusier, Mies, and De Stijl By Richard Padovan – Jobs-in-kingston.co.uk There is no shortage of books about Le Corbusier or Mies van der Rohe or De Stijl However this book considers them in relation to each other observing how a study of one can illuminate the works of th There is no shortage of books about Le Corbusier, PDF/EPUB ã Le Corbusier or Mies van der Rohe or De Stijl However this book considers them in relation to each other observing how a study of one can illuminate the works of the others Going beyond a superficial look at the end products of these architects this book examines the philosophical foundations of their work taking as its central theme the aim of universality as opposed to the individual and the particularEach of these three aimed Towards Universality: PDF/EPUB or at universality but for each this concept took on a different form The universality of De Stijl and artists like Van Doesburg and Mondrian resembled that of the universe itself it was boundless going beyond the limits of the canvas and seeking to abolish the wall as the boundary between interior and exterior space In contrast each of Le Corbusier's creations was a self contained universe within a clear frame while Mies fluctuated between these two perspectives.

Towards Universality: Le Corbusier, Mies, and De Stijl
  • Paperback
  • 237 pages
  • Towards Universality: Le Corbusier, Mies, and De Stijl
  • Richard Padovan
  • English
  • 23 January 2014
  • 9780419240303