International style

Peter Behrens, Turbine Factory, detail
A leader in modern technology hired a “self-taught architect” with no engineering skills to design their factory.

Peter Behrens, Turbine Factory

Le Corbusier, Villa Savoye, Poissy, France, 1929 (photo: Renato Saboya, CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)
This house, which emphasized leisure time and fresh air, was Le Corbusier’s own personal Parthenon.

Le Corbusier, Villa Savoye