- Developed in 1951 and first applied in Unite D'Habitation
- A working tool for those who create, not for those who execute
- Unites the two systems of measurement, metric and imperial
- "The 'Modulor' is a working tool, a scale to be used in composition... for the mass production of manufactured articles, and also for the creation, through unity, of great symphonic works of architecture" -Le Corbusier
- Original numerations:
Red Series: (based on figures navel height)
164.9mm, 266.8mm, 431.7mm, etc.
Blue Series: (based on figures entire height)
203.8mm, 329.8mm, 533.6mm, etc.
Internal role: to bring harmony to the work
External role: to unite, harmonize, mutually adapt the work of men which is now in a state of disunity
Posted by: Meghan Robidoux