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, Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 59. Chapters: Le Corbusier, Raymond Hood, Walter Dorwin Teague, Albert Kahn, HLW International, Thomas S. Tait, Erich Mendelsohn, Josef Hoffmann, Robert J. Reiley, William Adams Delano, Harry Weedon, Bernard Vonnegut, Sr., Albert Aalbers, Lloyd Wright, Wolff Schoemaker, Claud Beelman, Oliver Percy Bernard, Wirt C. Rowland, Percy Edgar Everett, Kurt Vonnegut, Sr., Charlotte Perriand, Pablo Antonio, Ralph Thomas Walker, Ernest Cormier, David Evelyn Nye, Arthur Bohn, Paul T. Frankl, Vonnegut & Bohn, Abraham E. Lefcourt, Ralph Oscar Yeager, George Caleb Wright, Stiles O. Clements, Vonnegut, Wright & Yeager, Joseph Sunlight, Chester Holmes Aldrich, John M. Donaldson, Harry D. Payne, Ludger Lemieux, Gordon Kaufmann, Miller & Yeager, Louis Hay, Alfred Hahn, Victor Nellenbogen, John Augur Holabird, Arthur T. Brown, John Wellborn Root, Jr., Martin Roche, Pierre & Wright, Albert Lothian, Albert Anis, George Coles, John Lloyd Wright, Giuseppe Pettazzi. Excerpt: Charles-Edouard Jeanneret, better known as Le Corbusier (French pronunciation: October 6, 1887 - August 27, 1965), was a Swiss-born French architect, designer, urbanist, writer and painter, famous for being one of the pioneers of what now is called modern architecture. He was born in Switzerland and became a French citizen in 1930. His career spanned five decades, with his buildings constructed throughout central Europe, India, Russia, one in North and several in South America. He was a pioneer in studies of modern high design and was dedicated to providing better living conditions for the residents of crowded cities. Le Corbusier adopted his pseudonym in the 1920s, allegedly deriving it in part from the name of a distant ancestor, "Lecorbesier." However, it appears to have been an earlier (and somewhat unkind) nickname, which he simply decided to keep. He was awarded the Frank...