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Le Corbusier (1887—1965) French architect and town planner, born in Switzerland

 

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One of several columns or piers supporting a building over the ground, thereby elevating the lowest floor to the first-floor level and leaving an open area below the building. It was a favourite device of Le Corbusier: its widespread adoption in the UK has created many unpleasant spaces.

Jeanneret-Gris (1973–7)

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