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La Tourette – “Conscious Inspiration” 1

Posted in public buildings with tags , , , , , , , , on September 14, 2010 by eliinbar

Here are two examples of “conscious inspiration”  inspired  by  La Tourette:
1. “Typological inspiration”  the  focus  is on the  “Form”
2. “Practical Inspiration” The  focus  is on “functionality”.

1/“Typological inspiration”

Coop Himmelblau Architects_ High-school #9_ Los Angeles USA _ 2009

Le Corbusier Architect_ La Tourette _ France _ 1953-1960

2/  “Practical Inspiration”

In this case, the method of introducing light into the building.

Le Corbusier Architect _ La Tourette _France _ 1953-1960

Le Corbusier Architect _ La Tourette _France _  1953-1960

Peter Cook Architect _ kunsthaus _ Graz _ Austria _ 2003

Le Corbusier La Tourette Monastery

Posted in buildings, public buildings with tags , , , on March 8, 2010 by eliinbar

Le Corbusier_ La Tourette Monastery _ Lyon _ France _ 1953-1957

 

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Kallmann Mc’ Kinnell & Knowles Architects _ Boston City Hall _ Massachusetts _ USA _  1968

 

Arie & Eldar Sharon Architects _ Bank of Israel _ Jerusalem_ 1978-1981 

 

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