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The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier

The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier, an Outstanding Contribution to the Modern Movement is a World Heritage Site consisting of a selection of 17 building projects by the Franco-Swiss architect Le Corbusier.[1] These sites demonstrate how Modern Movement architecture was applied to respond to the needs of society and show the global range of a style and an architect.[2]

The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier, an Outstanding Contribution to the Modern Movement
UNESCO World Heritage Site
Includes17 sites on three continents
CriteriaCultural: (i)(ii)(vi)
Reference1321rev
Inscription2016 (40th Session)
Area98.5 ha (0.380 sq mi)
Buffer zone1,409.4 ha (5.442 sq mi)

List of the sitesEdit

Picture ID Name Location Coordinates Property Area Buffer Zone
  1321-001 Maisons La Roche et Jeanneret France 48°51′6.696″N 2°15′55.26″E / 48.85186000°N 2.2653500°E / 48.85186000; 2.2653500 0.097 ha (0.24 acres) 13.644 ha (33.72 acres)
  1321-002 Petite villa au bord du lac Léman fr Switzerland 46°28′6.29″N 6°49′45.61″E / 46.4684139°N 6.8293361°E / 46.4684139; 6.8293361 0.04 ha (0.099 acres) 5.8 ha (14 acres)
  1321-003 Cité Frugès France 44°47′56.004″N 0°38′52.368″E / 44.79889000°N 0.64788000°E / 44.79889000; 0.64788000 2.179 ha (5.38 acres) 26.475 ha (65.42 acres)
  1321-004 Maison Guiette Belgium 51°11′1.201″N 4°23′35.7″E / 51.18366694°N 4.393250°E / 51.18366694; 4.393250 0.0103 ha (0.025 acres) 6.7531 ha (16.687 acres)
  1321-005 Maisons de la Weissenhof-Siedlung Germany 48°47′59.442″N 9°10′39.594″E / 48.79984500°N 9.17766500°E / 48.79984500; 9.17766500 0.1165 ha (0.288 acres) 33.6213 ha (83.080 acres)
  1321-006 Villa Savoye et loge du jardiner France 48°55′27.923″N 2°1′42.038″E / 48.92442306°N 2.02834389°E / 48.92442306; 2.02834389 1.036 ha (2.56 acres) 155.585 ha (384.46 acres)
  1321-007 Immeuble Clarté Switzerland 46°12′0.576″N 6°9′23.072″E / 46.20016000°N 6.15640889°E / 46.20016000; 6.15640889 0.15 ha (0.37 acres) 1.8 ha (4.4 acres)
  1321-008 Immeuble locatif à la Porte Molitor France 48°50′36.204″N 2°15′4.644″E / 48.84339000°N 2.25129000°E / 48.84339000; 2.25129000 0.032 ha (0.079 acres) 57.113 ha (141.13 acres)
  1321-009 Unité d’habitation Marseille France 43°15′40.932″N 5°23′46.248″E / 43.26137000°N 5.39618000°E / 43.26137000; 5.39618000 3.648 ha (9.01 acres) 119.833 ha (296.11 acres)
1321-010 La Manufacture à Saint-Dié fr France 48°17′26.952″N 6°57′0.9″E / 48.29082000°N 6.950250°E / 48.29082000; 6.950250 0.762 ha (1.88 acres) 64.912 ha (160.40 acres)
  1321-011 Curutchet House Argentina 34°54′40.83″S 57°56′30.57″W / 34.9113417°S 57.9418250°W / -34.9113417; -57.9418250 0.027 ha (0.067 acres) 6.965 ha (17.21 acres)
  1321-012 Chapelle Notre-Dame-du-Haut de Ronchamp France 47°42′16.164″N 6°37′14.808″E / 47.70449000°N 6.62078000°E / 47.70449000; 6.62078000 2.734 ha (6.76 acres) 239.661 ha (592.22 acres)
  1321-013 Cabanon de Le Corbusier France 43°45′34.992″N 7°27′48.24″E / 43.75972000°N 7.4634000°E / 43.75972000; 7.4634000 0.198 ha (0.49 acres) 176.172 ha (435.33 acres)
  1321-014 Complexe du Capitole India 30°45′27″N 76°48′20″E / 30.75750°N 76.80556°E / 30.75750; 76.80556 66 ha (160 acres) 195 ha (480 acres)
  1321-015 Couvent Sainte-Marie-de-la-Tourette France 45°49′9.826″N 4°37′21″E / 45.81939611°N 4.62250°E / 45.81939611; 4.62250 17.923 ha (44.29 acres) 99.872 ha (246.79 acres)
  1321-016 Musée National des Beaux-Arts de l’Occident Japan 35°42′55″N 139°46′33″E / 35.71528°N 139.77583°E / 35.71528; 139.77583 0.93 ha (2.3 acres) 116.17 ha (287.1 acres)
  1321-017 Maison de la Culture de Firminy [fr] France 45°22′59.484″N 4°17′20.641″E / 45.38319000°N 4.28906694°E / 45.38319000; 4.28906694 2.601 ha (6.43 acres) 90.008 ha (222.41 acres)

Location mapsEdit

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Location of sites throughout the world
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Location of European sites in and around France

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ UNESCO World Heritage List accessed 17 August 2016
  2. ^ "The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier, an Outstanding Contribution to the Modern Movement". UNESCO World Heritage Centre. Retrieved 7 July 2019.

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