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This designerarchitect created many pioneer buildings in France throughout the early 21st century A current biography for oral or writtens ubmission is what this piece contains Good luck Le Corbusier Biography Interior Designer and Architect Le Corbusier was born in 1887 in the Swiss watchmaking town of La Chaux de Fonds His father was a highly skilled watch enameler his mother was a pianist and music teacher The family was Protestant At the age of fifteen Corbusier enrolled at the local trade school LEcole dArt in order to learn the craft of watch case engraving Corbusiers mentor at the school was Charles LEplattenier LEplatteniers personal mission at LEcole was to find the most promising students alternate careers in the fine arts He knew that eventually the craft works at La Chaux de Fonds would be replicated by machine at a cheaper price thus destroying the local economy LEplattenier saw promise in the young Corbusier In fact he decreed that the young man should become an architect Corbusier was at first ambivalent preferring a career as a painter but later he came to embrace the architecture profession Other early influences were Edward Schures Les Grand Inities and Owen Joness Grammar of Ornament Plato Schure and Jones appear to be the most influential on Corbusiers developing worldview From Plato Corbusier extracted the seemingly universal ideas of Beauty Truth and Harmony The forms were out there ie not of this world one only had to get beneath everyday and ones own body Bauhaus School in Vienna and his association with Auguste Perret a Parisian Engineer Under Perrets guidance Corbusier learned the aesthetics of functionalism the beauty of a carefully calculated structure sans ornament and the positivism of the modern age Corbusier shared Perrets confidence and enthusiasm for the modern age He envisaged a new and unique role for the artistarchitect and the city planner that closely adhered to
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