Do you know Le corbusier? He is a Swiss French architect by birth and naturalized French in 1930. He was born on 6 October 1887 in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Canton Neuchâtel, Switzerland, and died on 27 August 1965.
Le Corbusier’s architectural work, comprising 17 sites (10 in France and the rest on three continents), is a UNESCO World Heritage site on 17 July 2016.
We present here some works of Le Corbusier in the city of Chandigarh, India.
It is in these photographs that we can see all the genius of this man who was also an urbanist, a decorator, a painter, a sculptor and a man of letters.
The Pico Island is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with its wineries, its wine and black earth. It is in this exceptional site you can find a tapas restaurant and lounge in a warehouse for years 30. An extension was added in planks of fir. The look evokes the volcanic rock, the ocean waves and the bodies of whales. The view is possible through small portholes.
The Colosseum, Rome architectural wonder known around the world and the site of the Unesco World Heritage undertook a needed facelift. This work began in 2013 and were completed. For 33 months this wonder was covered by scaffolding to hide the work of engineers, archaeologists and architects. And for the first time since Roman times, one can see what should be the Colosseum originally.