Villa Savoye Poissy: Purism And Le Corbusier

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Le Corbusier’s renowned building in the 1920s probably is Villa Savoye Poissy (1928-30) (Figure 1), there are tremendous impact on international modernism.Villa Savoye designed to be functional and to revolve around people’s daily lives. With its systematic efficiency, lack of ornamentation and clean lines. "Geometry is the language of man.’’(Le Corbusier 1931 Towards a new architecture United states of America Dover Publication).He state that this new style aspired to represent what was thought to be machine age with “A house is a machine for living in.”(Le Corbusier ,1929) While in Chandigarh(Figure 2), Le Corbusier introduced the style of regionalism which mean that architecture inherently site specific,responding to the local climate and culture..(Kenneth Frampton 2001 Thames & Hudson world of art United States of America Thames & Hudson Inc) Local climate which is determined by the long-term pattern of temperature and precipitation averages and extremes at a location and culture is to characterize the…show more content…
With its systematic efficiency, lack of ornamentation, and clean lines, the Villa Savoye had represented the Purism and Le Corbusier’s desire to simplify design. Basic principles of transcend time and scale had been applied on Villa Savoye.They have been incorporated into a single family home, as demonstrated by the villa, but have been just as easily applied to large-scale residential building.(William Feuerman,2014)This could be a mass production houses, which are just beautiful.Le Corbusier dreamed of extending his ideas of the house as a machine for living to design for efficient and human cities.( Fred Kleiner 2013 Gardner’s Art through the Ages: The Western Perspective Cengage Learning)So that it had limited the human activities in the machine house which was he had well-planned all the functional space with specific

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