Villa Sarabhai

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Villa Sarabhai
General information
Location India
Address Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Completed 1955
Owner Sarabhai
Design and construction
Architect Le Corbusier

Villa Sarabhai is a modernist villa located in Ahmedabad, India. Designed by the Swiss architect Le Corbusier, it was built between 1951 and 1955.[1] It was built with an austere interior, a typical Le Corbusier design principle.

History[edit]

It was built for Manorama Sarabhai who commissioned in 1951 to build a home for her growing family and was completed in 1955.

Design[edit]

It is located on a verdant 20-acre park owned by Sarabhaislll'. After taking into consideration the local climate conditions which are characterized by wide fluctuations of temperature and humidity, Corbusier decided on the vault as the villa's defining structure.

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