Modern architecture

5 principles of modern architecture by Le Corbusier

Le Corbusier is a French architect, considered one of the most outstanding representatives of this profession in the twentieth century. It was designed by Villa Savoye is the realization of all the rules governing contemporary architecture, becoming an icon of this type of projects. The five principles which, according to Le Corbusier define modern architecture are:

1. exultation the building above the ground level,
2. free plan
3. free facade
4. ribbon windows
5. flat roof that sometimes it is arranged as the garden.