Unité d’Habitation Duplex Apartment – Firminy

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Unité d'Habitation Duplex Apartment - Firminy

Visiting the interior of the unité d’habitation in Firminy, including one of the duplex apartment, was a really intimate experience, as there were only the two of us and the guide.

Unité d'Habitation Duplex Apartment - Firminy

The lift, stopping each two or three floors according to the apartments configuration, leads to the rue intérieure with colored entrances to the different apartments.

Unité d'Habitation Duplex Apartment - Firminy

Unité d'Habitation Duplex Apartment - Firminy

Unité d'Habitation Duplex Apartment - Firminy

Unité d'Habitation Duplex Apartment - Firminy

Unité d'Habitation Duplex Apartment - Firminy

Unité d'Habitation Duplex Apartment - Firminy

Unité d'Habitation Duplex Apartment - Firminy

Unité d'Habitation Duplex Apartment - Firminy

The apartment, restored and featuring the original furniture and lamps by Charlotte Perriand and Jean Prouvé, is small indeed…

…but the quality of the space is really tangible, especially walking through it.

Designed by: Le Corbusier
Year: 1967
Visited: April 2009
Google Maps: Unité d’Habitation


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