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Fondation Le Corbusier (Le Corbusier Foundation)

  • 8–10 sq. du Docteur Blanche Map It
  • Western Paris
  • Building/Architectural Site

Published 10/20/2016

Fodor's Review

Maison La Roche is a must-see for architecture and design lovers. Built as a private residence in 1923, it’s a stellar example of Swiss architect Le Corbusier's innovative construction techniques based on geometric forms, recherché color schemes, and a visionary use of iron and concrete. The sloping ramp that replaces the traditional staircase is one of the most eye-catching features. Free, hour-long English tours are available at 4 pm every Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, and must be reserved online.

Sight Information

Address:

8–10 sq. du Docteur Blanche, Paris, Île-de-France, 75016, France

Map It

Phone:

/01–42–88–75–72-Maison La Roche

Sight Details:

  • €8; €15 for combined visit with Le Corbusier's studio-apartment
  • Closed Mon. morning and Sun.

Published 10/20/2016

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