Marseille, Cité Radieuse (Unite d'Habitation, Le Corbusier, Marseille) by Langlands & Bell

Based on the facade of the 'Unité d'Habitation' in Marseille, completed in 1948, and one of the key monuments of the Modern Movement.

Details

Medium:
Wood & aluminium & glass lacquer Dimensions: 102 x 200 x 10 cm
Art Fund grant:
£7,000 ( Total: £23,000)
Acquired in:
2004
Vendor:
Seth Stein

The design was created according to 'le modulor' system of measurement devised by Le Corbusier and derived from human proportions. Langlands & Bell are well-known for exploring our experience of architecture at many different levels in their work.

Provenance

Mr Seth Stein, Seth Stein Architects.

Venue details

Southampton City Art Gallery Civic Centre, SOUTHAMPTON Hampshire SO14 7LP 023 8083 2277 www.southampton.gov.uk/art

Entry details

Free to all
Offers with National Art Pass

Mon – Fri, 10am – 3pm
Sat, 10am – 5pm
 

Share this article