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ID: 500004442
 
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Jeanneret, Pierre (Swiss architect and furniture designer, 1896-1967)

Note: Jeanneret studied at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Geneva from 1913 until 1915, and then from 1918 to 1921. He was partners with Le Corbusier in Paris from 1921-1922 to 1940. He later formed a partnership with Le Corbusier for a second time in 1950, for the execution of the master plan for Chandigarh in Punjab, India. Jeanneret directed his own architectural firm in Paris from 1944 to 1951. His designs were used by the Wohnbedarf AG. to make furniture for the "Typ M" model apartment at the Werkbundsiedlung Neubühl (Zurich, Switzerland) in 1931. From 1955 to 1965 Jeanneret was Director of the School of Architecture at the University of Chandigarh and served as Architect-in-Chief and City Planner for the State of Punjab. Swiss architect.

Names:
Jeanneret, Pierre (preferred,V,index,LC)
Pierre Jeanneret (V,display)
Jeanneret-Gris, Arnold André Pierre (V)
Jeanneret, Arnold André Pierre (V)

Nationalities:
Swiss (preferred)
French

Roles:
artist (preferred)
architect
author
urban planner
designer
director (administrator)
furniture designer
interior decorator

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Geneva (Genève, Switzerland) (inhabited place)
Died:  Geneva (Genève, Switzerland) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   1921-1951  Paris (Île-de-France, France) (inhabited place)
active:   1955-1965  Punjab (India) (state)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
cousin of ....  Le Corbusier  
................  (Swiss architect, painter, and theorist, 1887-1965, active in France) [500027041]
partner of ....  Le Corbusier  1921-1940
..................  (Swiss architect, painter, and theorist, 1887-1965, active in France) [500027041]
spouse of ....  Perriand, Charlotte  1927-1940
................  (French designer and architect, born 1903) [500015059]
worked with ....  Perret, Auguste  
....................  (French architect, 1874-1954) [500027010]
worked with ....  Perret, Gustave  
....................  (French architect, 1876-1952) [500054941]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Jeanneret, Pierre (I)

Biographies:
(Swiss architect and furniture designer, 1896-1967) ..... [VP Preferred]
(Swiss architect, 1896-1967) ..... [AVERY]
(French architect, 1896-1965) ..... [BHA]
(Swiss architect, city planner, designer, furniture designer, interior decorator, director (administrator) and author, born Geneva (Switzerland), 1896; died Geneva (Switzerland), 1967; active Switzerland, France and India) ..... [CCA]
(1896-1965; Architect, France) ..... [FDA]
(architect, 1896-1967) ..... [CL-Courtauld]
(Swiss architect, 1896-1967) ..... [AVERY]
(Swiss architect, 1896-1967) ..... [Grove Art]
(artist, 1896-1965) ..... [GRL]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Jeanneret, Arnold André Pierre ........ [CCA]
............................................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Jeanneret-Gris, Arnold André Pierre ........ [CCA]
.......................................................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Jeanneret, Pierre ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA Preferred, CCA Preferred, CL-Courtauld Preferred, FDA Preferred, GRL Preferred, Grove Art Preferred]
....................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
....................................  CCA Authority File (1980-)
....................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................................  Le Corbusier, Sketchbooks (1981)
....................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 82232821
....................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Pierre Jeanneret ........ [CCA, CL-Courtauld, VP]
..................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
..................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, CCA, CL-Courtauld, FDA, Gallery Systems, GRL, Grove Art, VP]
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  CCA Authority File (1980-)
....................  Emanuel, Contemporary Architects (1994) 480-482
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n82232821
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 11 November 2005
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art (1996) XVII, 463
....................  Le Corbusier & P. Jeanneret: Oeuvre complète 1934-1938. Zurich: Éditions Girsberger, 1953. 174-176
....................  Le Corbusier et P. Jeanneret: Oeuvre complète, 1938-1946. Zurich: Éditions Girsberger, 1950. 204-207
....................  Le Corbusier et Pierre Jeanneret: Oeuvre complète de 1929-1934. Zurich: Éditions Girsberger, 1935. 204
....................  Le Corbusier, Sketchbooks (1981) v.3
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n82232821
....................  Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982) 482-484
....................  Marbach and Rüegg, Werkbundsiedlung Neubühl in Zürich-Wollishofen (1990) 120
....................  MoMA, Library Catalog (1976)
....................  Portoghesi, Dizionario di architettura e urbanistica (1968-1969)
....................  Puolo et al., Le Corbusier, Charlotte Perriand, Pierre Jeanneret (1976)
....................  Union List of Artist Names (ULAN) (2002-)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, CCA, VP]
.......... Contemporary Architects (1980)
.......... Grove Dictionary of Art (1996)
.......... Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
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