Le Corbusier, the Dishonest Architect now available from Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Cambridge Scholars Publishing is pleased to announce the publication of Le Corbusier, the Dishonest Architect by Malcolm Millais.
This is not a book for architects, but for all those that have suffered, consciously and unconsciously, from modern architecture and have wondered how it came about. This was largely due to one man, an architect called Le Corbusier.
This book exposes the myths that surround Le Corbusier, detailing the endless failures of his proposals and his projects. These were due to his profound dishonesty, both as a person and as an architect. His legacy was an architectural profession that believed, and still believe, they were designing buildings based on logic, functionality and honesty whereas they were doing the opposite.
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About the Author
Malcolm Millais worked in a professional design capacity on more than 100 built projects. He is the author of Building Structures: Understanding the Basics (1997) and Exploding the Myths of Modern Architecture (2009), and contributed to Rethinking Modernism and the Built Environment (edited by Almantas Samalavičius, 2017). After research at Imperial College, UK, he was awarded a PhD by London University. He has taught at several Schools of Architecture and Departments of Engineering.