The early travels of architect, urban planner, artist and all-around Renaissance man Le Corbusier were highly influential on both his later work and his philosophy of how to live. What began as reconnaissance turned into a lifelong obsession as he crisscrossed the globe, studying and executing ideas on how to set the great advances of modern civilization against their calamitous repercussions on society. Today, we can travel from France to India and back again to see the outcome of his This story is from Kinfolk Issue Twenty Buy Now Related Stories Design Issue 50 Frama The creative company where community is more than just a mood board. Design Issue 49 At Work With: Muller Van Severen How a home renovation birthed one of Europe’s most distinguished design duos. Design Fashion Issue 49 Reid Bartelme & Harriet Jung An inquiry into costume design. Design Issue 49 Marcio Kogan On the pursuit of perfection. Design Interiors Issue 49 Mimi Shodeinde An audience with the architect. Design Interiors Issue 48 At Work With: Studio Utte A visit to the small, sophisticated Milanese studio of Patrizio Gola & Guglielmo Giagnotti.