Maison Guiette

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Maison Guiette
UNESCO World Heritage site
Antwerp Corbusier Maison Guiette 01.jpg
Maison Guiette
Location Antwerp, Antwerp (province), Belgium
Part of The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier, an Outstanding Contribution to the Modern Movement
Criteria Cultural: (i), (ii), (iv)
Reference 1321rev-004
Inscription 2016 (40th Session)
Area 0.0103 ha (1,110 sq ft)
Buffer zone 6.7531 ha (726,900 sq ft)
Coordinates 51°11′1.2″N 4°23′35.7″E / 51.183667°N 4.393250°E / 51.183667; 4.393250Coordinates: 51°11′1.2″N 4°23′35.7″E / 51.183667°N 4.393250°E / 51.183667; 4.393250
Maison Guiette is located in Belgium
Maison Guiette
Location of Maison Guiette in Belgium

Maison Guiette also known as Les Peupliers, is a house in Antwerp, Belgium, designed by Le Corbusier in 1926 and built in 1927.[1] It was the studio and living quarters of René Guiette, a painter and art critic.[2] One of the Franco-Swiss architect's lesser-known works, it is an early example of the International Style.

In July 2016, the house and several other works by Le Corbusier were inscribed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites.[3]

Maison Guiette

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Maison Guiette, Anvers, Belgique, 1926". Fondation Le Corbusier. Retrieved 26 November 2015. 
  2. ^ "Les peupliers". Retrieved 26 November 2015. 
  3. ^ "The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier". UNESCO World Heritage Centre. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. Retrieved 19 July 2016.