White Houses

By Jodidio, Philip

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ISBN
9780500519837
Publisher
Thames & Hudson


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Reviewed on October 1, 2019  |  Arts & Humanities

In Vers une Architecture (1923), architect Le Corbusier listed the signature elements of the international style. However, his five points omit the defining feature of his houses—their thin layers of smooth, whitewashed stucco over concrete. As demonstrated by his design for Villa Savoye, the pristine, white enclosure symbolizes liberation from regional parochialisms and was adapted for residential buildings in locations as d...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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