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From grappling with the effects of the Industrial Revolution to reveling in awe at the beauty of the Parthenon, Le Corbusier’s early travels had a lasting influence on his iconic 20th-Century architecture.

The early travels of architect, urban planner, artist and all-around Renaissance man Le Corbusier were highly influential on both his later work and his philosophy of how to live. What began as reconnaissance turned into a lifelong obsession as he crisscrossed the globe, studying and executing ideas on how to set the great advances of modern civilization against their calamitous repercussions on society. Today, we can travel from France to India and back again to see the outcome of his

  • Words:
    Dustin Cosentino
  • Photography:
    Åke E:son Lindman and Helena Ariza

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  • Words:
    Dustin Cosentino
  • Photography:
    Åke E:son Lindman and Helena Ariza
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