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Le Corbusier – La Tourette Inspiration Sources – “Conscious Inspiration”

Posted in public buildings with tags , , , , , , on September 11, 2010 by eliinbar

Le Corbusier_ La Tourette Monastery

At First, I tried to find out what were Le Corbusiers’ inspiration sources  when he designed La Tourette:

This is Dionysiou Monastery built at the 14th century on Mount Athos -Greece …. The residential units dependent on the hillside:

And This is The plan of Le Thorenet Abbey At southeast France, built from 1160- 1200 :

Le Thorenet Abbeyl  low Floor:

La Tourette – Entrance floor:

Le Thorenet Abbey – Prayer hall

La Tourette – Prayer Hall

Le Thorenet inner courtyard

La Tourette inner courtyard