HE WAS A PIONEER OF WHAT IS NOW REGARDED AS MODERN ARCHITECTURE AND SIXTEEN OF HIS PROJECTS, IN SEVEN COUNTRIES, ARE ON THE LIST OF UNESCO WORLD HERTIAGE SITES. HERE HE CORRESPONDES WITH ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT ARCHITECTURAL AND DESIGN MAGAZINES PROBABLY REGARDING HIS DISAPPOINTING FIRST TRIP TO AMERICA, WHICH HE RECOUNTED IN HIS BOOK “WHEN THE CATHEDRALS WERE WHITE: JOURNEY TO THE COUNTRY OF TIMID PEOPLE”. Charles Mattlage at Architectural Record magazine [New York], a long-running American architectural and design magazine that’s a major source for design news, architect continuing education, and info on sustainability, houses, projects, and materials. Le Corbusier is the Swiss-French architect, designer, painter, author, urban planner, and one of the pioneers of what is now regarded as modern architecture. The letter was handwritten at the end of WWII, at a time when he was almost sixty years old, and had not had a single project realized in ten years. He did his best to promote his architectural projects with government officials and through his writing projects in books and magazines. His first trip to. Is generally considered a failure because it produced no commissions and he would soon publish his bittersweet account of his encounter with. As “utterly devoid of harmony” and that “American skyscrapers have not attained the rank of architecture”. But a few years after this letter Le Corbusier would be chosen as one of the Design Consultants for the construction of the United Nations Headquarters in. The handwritten letter, in French, with full translation : Dear Sir, Here’s the title of the newspaper, which can probably be referred to eventually, that notes the beautiful narrative about. In fine condition. This item has been authenticated and is accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity issued by our parent company, History Makers Autographs. We financially stand behind our COA. Ask us about our PSA/DNA and JSA authentication guarantee. THIS IS AN ORIGINAL HAND SIGNED AUTOGRAPH. We do not sell reprints or facsimile autographs. This is our 34. We closed our retail galleries and now are totally internet sales oriented. We are a long-time member of UACC #RD337 and the Manuscript Society. Our collectibles make for fantastic additions to long standing collections, great starting points for new collectors looking for trusted authentic material, and make for a truly unique gifts for that special person in your life or corporate gift for a special client. History Makers Autographs offers one of the strongest guarantees available by any dealer. We unconditionally guarantee the authenticity of the document/artwork, without time limit, to the original purchaser. Every item we sell comes with a Certificate of Authenticity clearly stating this guarantee. International Buyers Please Note. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Autographs\Other Collectible Autographs”. The seller is “stevnowli_0″ and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Profession: Architecture
- Signed by: LE CORBUSIER
- Autograph Authentication: HISTORY MAKERS AUTOGRAPHS
- Original/Reproduction: Original
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