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An architect, Flora Samuel is a lecturer at the Welsh School of Architecture in Cardiff, where she runs the second-year design module and lectures on architectural history.Her research focuses on aspects of Le Corbusier's work, which have been disregarded by historians, but which she believes form a vital part of his philosophy.She has lectured on her PhD thesis subject, Le Corbusier's unrealised scheme for La Sainte Baume in the south of France, at a symposium at the Fondation Le Corbusier in Paris.She co-wrote Nature and Space: Aalto and Le Corbusier with Sarah Menin and is the author of Corbusier: Architect and Feminist to be published 2004.

Her research has been funded by, among others, the RIBA, British Academy and the Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain.She is a regular reviewer for The Times Higher Education Supplement and the Design History Society Journal.

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