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2165 – The world famous architect, Le Corbusier (1887–1965) travelled to Mount Athos in 1911 and experienced the happiest days of his life. Or: how the Holy Mountain influenced his work.

Le Corbusier became one of the world’s most renowned architects of the twentieth century. The importance of his visit to the Holy Mountain is not very common knowledge. He visited Mount Athos only once. But it made a lasting impression … Continue reading

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804 – Le Corbusier

Sketch of mount Athos from the hotel Karyes. Origin in JEANNERET, Le Voyage d’Orient, 1911 from Le Corbusier Drawing by Le Corbusier from 7 May  1954. According to the Le Corbusier Foundation this is Mont Athos, 1911. I however do not recognize … Continue reading

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