A Guide to Site Planning


Site Planning

Site planning involves arranging structures on the land and shaping spaces between them. It is an art linked to architecture, and city planning. The site plan locates objects and activities in space and time. It may be concerned with a small cluster of houses, a single building and the surrounding space, or a small community built in a single operation.

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Le Corbusier | The Legend

Legendary Architect Le Corbusier

National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo
National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo

  • Le Corbusier – A Legend
  • Born on October 6, 1887
  • Swiss-French architect, painter, and writer
  • development of modern architecture
  • Le Corbusier designed his first project at the age of nineteen with a local architect.
  • studied modern building construction under Auguste Perret in Paris
  • He also worked in Berlin in the architectural office of Peter Behrens.
  • In 1912, after returning to his hometown, he taught architecture in L’Éplattenier’s industrial art school
  • Worked with German architect Josef Hoffmann.
  • In 1917, Le Corbusier left his homwtown La Chaux-de-Fonds and moved to Paris
  • In 1918 he lost the sight of one eye, a traumatic event, which affected his spatial orientation.
  • In 1922, partnership with Pierre Jeanneret.

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