Definition of Modulor in English:

Modulor

noun

  • A modular system of proportion devised by the architect Le Corbusier, based on dimensions of 7 feet 5 inches (approx. 226.1 cm) and 3 feet 9 inches (114.3 cm), derived from the proportions of an idealized human figure six feet tall, and intended to be used for the coordinated design of buildings, their contents, and their surroundings.

Origin

1940s. From French Modulor from module + or, hence ‘module of the golden section’.

Pronunciation

Modulor

/ˈmɒdʒʊlɔː//ˈmɒdjʊlɔː/