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Le Corbusier – Pioneer in modern architecture and urban planning

English: Charles-Édouard Jeanneret-Gris known ...
English: Charles-Édouard Jeanneret-Gris known as Le Corbusier. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Centre Le Corbusier (Heidi Weber Museum) in Zü...
Centre Le Corbusier (Heidi Weber Museum) in Zürich-Seefeld ( ) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Charles-Édouard Jeanneret-Gris, who chose to be known as Le Corbusier (October 6, 1887 – August 27, 1965), was a Swiss-French architect, designer, urbanist, writer and also painter, who is famous for being one of the pioneers of what now is called Modern architecture or the International Style.He was born in Switzerland, but became a French citizen in his 30s.   Wikipedia – The Free Encyclopedia

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