Le Corbusier
Editions de L’Architecture d’Aujourd’hui, Boulogne, France, 1950, French; published 1954 in in English
Nonfiction, Architecture

In the years 1942 to 1948, Le Corbusier developed a system of measurements which became known as “Modulor.” Based on the Golden Section and Fibonacci numbers and also using the physical dimensions of the average human, Modulor is a sequence of measurements that Le Corbusier used to achieve harmony in his architectural compositions. After meeting with success, with his 1950 publication of Le Modulor (The Modulor) Le Corbusier went on to publish Modulor 2 in 1955. In many of Le Corbusier's most notable buildings, including the Chapel at Ronchamp and the Unité d’habitation, evidence of his Modulor system can be seen.

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