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Sbriglio, Jacques

Le Corbusier – L'Unité d habitation de Marseille / The Unité d Habitation in Marseilles

et les autres Unités d'habitation à Rezé-les-Nantes, Berlin, Briey en Forêt et Firminy / and the four other unité blocks

BIRKHÄUSER

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    Publication Date:
    April 2015
    Copyright year:
    2004
    ISBN
    978-3-0356-0393-4
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    Overview

    Aims and Scope

    the Unité in Marseille (1945-1952) was a pioneering achievement at a time when social housing in the post WWII years posed an immense problem. Freed from restrictive regulations for the first time Le Corbusier was able to put into practice his concept of modern social housing. A milestone of modern architecture and subject of controversial debate, the Unité in Marseille continues to attract numerous visitors and students of architecture. This volume is the latest addition to Birkhäuser's series of guides to Le Corbusier's most acclaimed buildings, and includes an additional chapter on his Unités in Rezé-les-Nantes, Briey en Forêt, Firminy and Berlin. The author, a practising architect and well known le Corbusier specialist, lives in Marseille and teaches at the Ecole d'architecture de Marseille-Luminy.

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    22.0 x 12.0 cm
    244 pages
    107 Fig.
    BIRKHÄUSER
    Language:
    English, French

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