World Construction

An Interpretation of the Classical Spirit of Le Corbusier

Xu Yan Fang

Abstract


The architectural thought of the modern architectural master, Le Corbusier, has an extensive and profound influence. His modern thought is a modern development based on traditional western architectural theories. This article tries to summarize his architectural thought and illustrate his development of western classical architectural spirit by three aspects.

Keywords


Modernism; Le Corbusier; Classical Spirit

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References


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18686/wc.v6i1.90

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