Modernist Adelaide book presented to Fondation Le Corbusier


The South Australian Government recently presented a copy of Stuart Symons’ book,Modernist Adelaide: 100 Buildings 1940s–1970s, to the Fondation Le Corbusier in Paris – the private foundation and archive honouring the renowned Swiss-French architect.

The gift acknowledged Le Corbusier’s hand-drawn sketch of Adelaide that’s held by the archive and features in the book.

InDaily published a feature about the government visit and Le Corbusier’s Adelaide sketch, first brought to light by Associate Professor Antony Moulis’s research and book, Le Corbusier in the Antipodes.

Pictured are Brigitte Bouvier (Directrice), Arnaud Dercelles (Responsable du centre de ressources) and Nick Champion MP (SA Minister for Planning).