Cité radieuse, constructed in rough-cast concrete, between 1947 and 1952. One of Le Corbusiers’s most famous works, it proved enormously influential and is often cited as the initial inspiration of the Brutalist architectural style and philosophy.
Public services, shops, architectural studios on the 3rd. and 4th. floor
The flat roof is designed as a communal terrace with sculptural ventilation stacks, a running track, and a shallow paddling pool for children.
to be continued…