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Le Corbusier's Formative Years: Charles-Edouard Jeanneret at La Chaux-de-Fonds
by H. Allen Brooks
University of Chicago Press, 1997
Paper: 978-0-226-07582-2 | Cloth: 978-0-226-07579-2
Library of Congress Classification NA1053.J4B76 1997
Dewey Decimal Classification 720.92

In Le Corbusier's Formative Years we learn what made Le Corbusier the person, and the designer that he was. Using twenty years of research, H. Allen Brooks has unearthed an incredible wealth of documents that show every facet of the formative years of this influential architect.

"There is much in this fine volume for anyone interested not just in architecture, but in the roots of human creativity and in the origins of the most powerful artistic current of our century. . . . This book is a life's work of scholarship. It has been well spent."—Toronto Globe and Mail

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