Fondation Le Corbusier
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Designed by Le Corbusier in 1923 for a Swiss art collector, this house shows the architect's ideas in practice, with its stilts, strip windows, roof terraces and balconies, built-in furniture and an unsuspected use of colour inside: sludge green, blue and pinky beige.
A sculptural cylindrical staircase and split volumes create a variety of geometrical vistas; inside, Le Corbusier's own neo-Cubist paintings and furniture sit alongside pieces by Perriand. Adjoining Villa Jeanneret houses the foundation's library.
Villa La Roche-Jeanneret
8-10 square du Docteur Blanche
|Price:||€2-€4; free under-14s|
|Opening hours:||Open 1.30-6pm Mon; 10am-6pm Tue-Thur; 10am-5pm Fri, Sat. Closed Aug|