Definition of Corbusian in English:

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Corbusian

Pronunciation: /kɔːˈbjuːzɪən/

adjective

Relating to the architect Le Corbusier.
Example sentences
  • A distinct change in Tange's approach appears soon afterwards with the design of the Yamanashi Communications Centre which was much more fragmented than anything that emerged from the Corbusian years.
  • These consisted of more or less Corbusian slabs raised on columns, mixed with low-rise blocks in open landscaped parks.
  • The Corbusian motifs of the Modulor and the open hand that recur throughout the city have little meaning for her local inhabitants.

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