Cabanon de vacances
The Cabanon de vacances is a vacation home designed and built by noted architect Le Corbusier in 1951. It is the only place the architect Le Corbusier built for himself which he used for vacation. In July 2016, the home and several other works by Le Corbusier were inscribed as the world's smallest UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
|Cabanon de vacances|
|Design and construction|
|Official name||The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier, an Outstanding Contribution to the Modern Movement|
|Criteria||i, ii, vi|
|Designated||2016 (40th session)|
Design and constructionEdit
Le Corbusier loved his summer home for its location. He drowned in the Mediterranean while staying at his beloved cabin.
- Bayley, Stephen (8 March 2009). "Architecture review: Le Corbusier's Cabanon 1952/2006 - The Interior 1:1". the Guardian.
- "The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier". UNESCO World Heritage Centre. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. Retrieved 19 July 2016.
- "Ultra Rare Photos Of Le Corbusier In Color". 26 September 2012.