Le Corbusier, Visual Analogy, Metaphor, modern, machine age civilization, contemporary construction, biological analogy, darwinism, architectural precedent, travel sketches, painting
Architectural History and Criticism | Architecture
"The ability to see the world of ideas in visual terms and as a method equivalent to literary poetics distinguishes the work of Le Corbusier from other architects of his generation." A detailed description of his use of visual metaphor and analogy has been difficult to find in the critical literature. This article explains Le Corbusier's use of visual analogy and metaphor.
Abbey, Bruce, "Architectural Wit: Le Corbusier and the Use of Visual Analogy and Metaphor" (2010). Full list of publications from School of Architecture. Paper 176.
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