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22 Topic Pages Found in Technology & Engineering and starting with the letter L
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Lateran

( lăt'ərən ), name applied to a group of buildings of SE Rome facing the Piazza San Giovanni. They are on land once belonging to the Laterani; it was

Le Corbusier, 1887-1965

Le Corbusier was one of the most influential yet controversial architect-planners of the twentieth century, as well as being a prolific writer,

Léger, Fernand, 1881-1955

French painter and designer. He was associated with cubism . From around 1909 he evolved a characteristic style of simplified forms, clear block

Leighton, Lord Frederic (1830 - 1896)

English painter and sculptor. One of the most highly respected artists of his day, he specialized in recreations of classical Greek subjects, such as

Le Nôtre, André (1613-1700)

( äNdrā' lənō'trə ), 1613–1700, the most famous landscape architect in French history, b. near the Tuileries ; studied drawing with Simon Vouet at the

lighthouse

Elevated structure equipped with a powerful flashing light for use as a maritime navigational aid. The light signals to ships that they are

lighting

light produced by artificial means to allow visibility in enclosures and at night. For stage lighting, see scene design and stage lighting . The

Open Lindbergh, Charles (1902 - 1974)
Lindbergh, Charles (1902 - 1974)

US aviator. He made the first solo nonstop flight in 33.5 hours across the Atlantic (Roosevelt Field, Long Island, New York, to Le Bourget airport,

Lipchitz, Jacques Chaim Jacob (1891 - 1973)

( zhäk lēpshēts' ), 1891–1973, French sculptor, b. Lithuania as Chaim Jacob Lipchitz. From 1909, Lipchitz studied in Paris, where he became a member

Lissitzky, El (Lazar) (1890 - 1941)

Russian designer, painter, architect and photographer, born in Smolensk province. Studied architecture at Darmstadt Technische Hochschule, Germany,