Presentation on Works of Architect Le Corbusier
Le Corbusier lived in Ideology –
~ The Pilotis – which means columns helped to redefine the house as a matter of form and function
~ Roof Gardens – usually known as Hanging garden and reason of technique, economy and comfort lead to the adoption of the roof terrace and roof garden
~ Free Floor Plans – Le Corbuiser suggested a complete independence of structural support Architectural “Infill”
~ Elongated Windows – Le Corbusier’s obsession with the form of the facade long windows that is totally independent of structure
~ Free Facade – Pillars retreated from the facade to the inside of the house i.e the Facade became no more than Light Membrane.
~ The Modular System and Planning ratios – The Modular was a system of Proportioning worked out by Corbusier essentially the Modular is a series of proportions not unlike the golden section used by Ancient Greeks.