Le Corbusier Quotes

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Le Corbusier Quotes

You dont start a revolution by fighting the state but by presenting the solutions.
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I prefer drawing to talking. Drawing is faster, and leaves less room for lies.

— Le Corbusier

The house is a machine for living in.

— Le Corbusier

To create architecture is to put in order. Put what in order? Function and objects.

— Le Corbusier

You employ stone, wood and concrete, and with these materials you build houses and palaces. That is construction. Ingenuity is at work.
But suddenly you touch my heart, you do me good, I am happy and I say: This is beautiful. That is Architecture. Art enters in.

— Le Corbusier

The purpose of construction is TO MAKE THINGS HOLD TOGETHER; of architecture TO MOVE US.

— Le Corbusier

Modern life demands, and is waiting for, a new kind of plan, both for the house and the city.

— Le Corbusier

The history of architecture is the history of the struggle for light.

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The present moment is creative, creating with an unheard-of intensity.

— Le Corbusier

When does a building actually become a built?

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Vehement silhouettes of Manhattan - that vertical city with unimaginable diamonds.

— Le Corbusier

The mathematical phenomenon always develops out of simple arithmetic, so useful in everyday life, out of numbers, those weapons of the gods: the gods are there, behind the wall, at play with numbers.

— Le Corbusier

The object of this edict is to enlighten the present and future citizens of Chandigarh about the basic concepts of planning of the city so that they become its guardians and save it from whims of individuals.

— Le Corbusier

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