Two UNESCO World Heritage Sites to Visit in Paris; Sidonie Sawyer; HuffPost


France – The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier, an Outstanding Contribution to the Modern Movement

Both are masterful gems from famed architect Le Corbusier, real name Charles-Edouard Jeanneret-Gris.

First One. The Maison La Roche.

This is a newly (2016) classified site in Paris. Among 19th century facades of the chic 16th arrondissement of the capital city, the Maison La Roche is a striking example of modern architecture by Le Corbusier. The building is now the headquarters of Le Corbusier Foundation.

Built between 1923 and 1925 by Swiss architect Le Corbusier and his cousin Pierre Jeanneret for a wealthy art collector, it stands as one of several experimental houses designed by Le Corbusier in the Paris vicinity.

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