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Le Corbusier and the Estate from Hel

“Le Corbusier himself, so often blamed for all dismal concrete estates, designed his showcase Unite d’Habitation (1952) in Marseilles. This great 12-storey concrete ship of domesticity was meant for blue-collar families. Today it is home to white-collar professionals. It works because it is well planned and thoroughly serviced.” Read full article. Continue reading →