Le Corbusier’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Oct 6, 1887

Death Date

Aug 27, 1965

Age of Death

77 years

Cause of Death

Drowning

Place of Death

Aug 27, 1965

Profession

Architect

The architect Le Corbusier died at the age of 77. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

City planner and architect who once said, “A house is a machine for living”; pioneered modern architecture. He was also an early advocate of urban planning.

He was a French citizen who was born in Switzerland; his birth name was Charles-Edouard Jeanneret-Gris. His wife, Yvonne Gallis, died in 1957.

Quotes

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“To create architecture is to put in order. Put what in order? Function and objects.” (Le Corbusier)

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“The home should be the treasure chest of living.” (Le Corbusier)

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“I prefer drawing to talking. Drawing is faster, and leaves less room for lies.” (Le Corbusier)

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“Space and light and order. Those are the things that men need just as much as they need bread or a place to sleep.” (Le Corbusier)

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“A house is a machine for living in.” (Le Corbusier)