Le Corbusier flies higher and higher in ever decreasing circles and then disappears up his own fundamental aperture

Reading Tom Woolfe’s From Bauhaus to Our House (I’m on a Tom Woolfe streak at the moment). My favourite quote so far:

“Le Corbusier was the sort of relentlessly rational intellectual that only France loves wholeheartedly, the logician who flies higher and higher in ever-decreasing concentric circles until, with one last, utterly inevitable induction, he disappears up his own fundamental aperture and emerges in the fourth dimension as a needle-thin umber bird.”

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