Birksted, Jan

 

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Jan Kenneth Birksted from the Bartlett School of Architecture at University College London is the editor of two books about landscape architecture and of a monograph, Modernism and the Mediterranean: the Maeght Foundation, about a museum in St.-Paul de Vence that was designed by Josep Lluis Sert. He has received awards from the British Academy, the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts, and the Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain. He is currently finishing a book about another late building by Sert, a Carmelite convent, Le Carmel de la Paix (1967-1971)—and halfway through another book on Le Corbusier, Le Corbusier and the Body


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On his book Le Corbusier and the Occult
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