Le Corbusier and the Tragic View of Architecture
Hardback coffee table book that traces the modern architect, Le Corbusier's, career and examines his view of truth and the human condition as evidenced in his architectural designs, paintings, and writings. By Charles Jencks, published in 1973.
"Le Corbusier is arguably the greatest architect of the twentieth century...he left us a mass of technical-aesthetic inventions which have had a widespread influence on world architecture. He changed, or was instrumental in changing, the aesthetic direction of modern architecture.."