Le Corbusier's le modulor is the best known of twentieth-century proportional schemes. It is based on the golden section, as that form had been proved attractive at the time Corbusier was developing the system. Corbusier created an "ideal" man to whom proportions were be fit, and who fit the proportions of the golden section.
Le Modulor has no set scale of application, but Corbusier provided an architect's scale which could be used for generating designs based on the system. Extending the proportions up or down from this scale was not prohibited.
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