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The Unité d'Habitation is the name of a modernist residential housing design principle developed by Le Corbusier, with the collaboration of painter-architect Nadir Afonso. The concept formed the basis of several housing developments designed by him throughout Europe with this name.

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After four years the construction of the Unite d´habitation of Marseille the so called L'Unité d'Habitation, Marseille, was the construction of the new unit located in the city of Nantes-Rezé in 1953. The agency was responsible for managing the project was a housing commission called "La Casa..

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Kozolec Building

Ljubljana, Slovenia
by Edo Mihevc

Kozolec Building designed by Edo Mihevc, was inspired by Le Corbusier's L'Unité d'Habitation, Marseille. In contrast to that building has different front and back facades, as is positioned on the main avenue running through Ljubljana's center. The first floor was designed for shops and the..

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This Unité is part of a larger project of a new residential area in the forest of Briey, France and it was commissioned on 1955, by the town chief architect, André Wogenscky.

The proposed building is 110 meters long, 56 meters high, and 19 meters wide. It comprises 339 duplex apartments spread..

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In the 1950s, the city's population projections anticipated a rapid increase of 50,000 inhabitants. On the first instance, Le Corbusier was asked to design three housing units to correspond the demands, however, the population didn't grow up as aspected and the municipality opted to not build the..

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In 1957 Le Corbusier was invited by the Berlin government to participate in an international building exhibition that presented new functional post-war housing types. Five years earlier the Swiss-born French architect had realized his concept of “Unité d’Habitation” for the first time in..

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