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Tag Archives: Le Corbusier

ALLOMETRY, THOMPSON, AND THE BRAIN

ISN’T IT fascinating how one thing leads to another? An article on whales in The New York Times jogs my memory about D’Arcy Thompson, a scientist whose work got me … Continue reading

June 29, 2018 · Leave a comment

AUTOMOBILES AND ARCHITECTS

BUILDINGS ARE stationary; automobiles move, a truism that would seem to separate architects from automobile designers. However, there have been synergies between the two, with interesting results from the likes … Continue reading

May 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

LES AUTOS VOISIN

IT WAS 14 years after founding Avions Voisin in 1905 that the highly talented—and even more highly eccentric—Gabriel Voisin turned from aeroplanes (www.wp.me/p2ETap-B3) to automobiles. And what automobiles! Gabriel Voisin’s cars … Continue reading

January 28, 2013 · 6 Comments