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LE CORBUSIER
Charles-Édouard Jeanneret-Gris



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Head of Corbusier by artist Jürgen Goertz in Bietigheim-Bissingen
1887  born in La Chaux-de-Fonds / Switzerland
1906  builts Villa Fallet
with René Chapallaz
1907  graduates from La-Chaux-de-Fonds Art School
1908  builts Villa Jacquemet und Stotzer
1922  opens his own office in Paris
1930  takes French citizenship
1937  awarded
Chevaliers of the Légion d'honneur     
1947  designs plans for the United Nations HQ Bldg.
1965  dies in Roquebrune-Cap-Martin
2016  Le Corbusier buildings in seven countries become
        world heritage site of the UNESCO



WEIßENHOFSIEDLUNG
 
Stuttgart / Germany 1927






UNITED NATIONS HQ
  New York / USA 1951




NOTRE DAME DU HAUT DE RONCHAMP
 
Ronchamp / France 1955



NATIONAL MUSEUM OF WESTERN ART
Ueno-kôen / Tôkyô 1959