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Jean-Louis Cohen: Lecture on Le Corbusier for Chicago AIA

by SAH News | Apr 10, 2015

Le Corbusier, From Decoration to Functionalism

Professor Jean-Louis Cohen will lecture on the development of Le Corbusier’s theories of interior architecture and the evolution of the classical “art decoratifs” to the radical experiments of “equipment de l’habitation”, on May 13, 2015, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM, at WPA Chicago, 314 West Superior Street, Chicago IL 60654

Jean-Louis Cohen is a French architect and architectural historian specializing in modern architecture and city planning. Since 1994, he has been the Sheldon H. Solow Professor in the History of Architecture at New York University's Institute of Fine Arts.  He has been a member of SAH since 1986.

In honor of Modern Luxury Interior Chicago's Spring Issue, the magazine and WPA will be hosting a reception prior to the lecture. Following the lecture, appetizers and seasonal cocktails will be served in WPA's showroom, an opportunity to meet and greet with Jean-Louis Cohen.

Program announcement and registration here or email


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