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Lived-In architecture - Le Corbusier's Pessac Revisited, Boudon, Philippe

Author Name    Boudon, Philippe

Title   Lived-In architecture - Le Corbusier's Pessac Revisited

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Good

Jacket Condition   Good

Type   Book

Edition   First Thus

Size   8vo - over 7 - 9" tall

Publisher   London Lund Humphries 1972

ISBN Number    085331313x / 9780853313137

Seller ID   005412

First English edition. Black hardcover with title in white on spine. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear to covers.Binding sound. Dustjacket condition: Good, with light shelfwear. Price-clipped. 200pp. 70 b/w illustrations. This book describes the Quartiers Modernes Fruges built by Le Corbusier at Pessac c.1926, and how the houses have been altered by the occupants over the forty years since (the text was originally published in France in 1969). It is a fascinating socio-architectural study which casts light on the important relationship between an architect's intentions and the occupants' needs and reactions.

Price = 25.00 GBP

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