(In West Frankish manuscripts a sequence is called prosa, though Notker used the term ymnus (plural ymni) in the general sense of a song of praise.) Relying on Bede's De arte metrica, Bower demonstrates convincingly that Notker used the verb modulor
to refer to rhythmic (or accentual) verse, and not the more common theoretical use to refer to pitch and melody.
Architecture has always propped up Man with a capital M, whether we're talking about the Vitruvian Man in classical antiquity or Le Corbusier's Modulor
Man in the twentieth century, and architecture has always excluded other ways of being human.
Mas tarde, publicaria Le Corbusier (1948) Le Modulor
. Paris: Eds.
The first idea used an anthropometric scale of proportions in the construction called the "modulor
" system, while the second developed the idea of "unlimited growth" anticipating future expansion.
Emirates Precast, partly owned by Laing O'Rourke, manufactured the project's precast concrete frames, Crown House Technologies provided mechanical and electrical elements, and bathroom 'pods' were created by Modulor
The first and one of the most influential of these was Le Corbusier who also proposed a short written groundwork to his system of proportions (based on the Golden Section) in the book Modulor
Axel Vervoordt and the Japanese architect Tatsuro Miki have designed five pavilions for the ground floor of the building, each constructed according to a system of 'sacred' dimensions, from the Fibonacci sequence to Le Corbusier's Modulor
. The exhibition is an intriguing combination of specially commissioned work by artists such as Marina Abramovic and Anish Kapoor, and existing works by others, including Agnes Martin and Sol LeWitt--and also features Egyptian artefacts and a monumental sculpture by Canova.
Le Corbusier, a Swiss-born French architect of the Modern Movement, developed an anthropometric system of scale and proportion called The Modulor
. The system is based on human measurements, the Fibonacci numbers, and the Golden Ratio and it was used in a number of Le Corbusier's buildings described as: "range of harmonious measurements to suit the human scale, universally applicable to architecture and to mechanical things." (Figure 6)
The transformation of form into a socially-useful unit of meaning is perfectly articulated by the source of the story's second pastiche: The Modulor
(1954), Le Corbusier's combination memoir, manifesto, and textbook.