Hipped & Gabled
This photograph was taken in France in the 1950’s by architect John Sagar.
Can anyone identify this wonderful concrete structure?
Update 12 July: See comments
I am guessing that this structure was designed by Corbusier as the path lighting is a replica of that at the Unite d’habitation.
Thanks Joe. Never been there. Is this it? note small white building in open space immediately north of Unite block: http://www.archiplanet.org/wiki/Unite_d_Habitation
of course wannes deprez has the answer
see the following link for the original drawing: http://www.panoramio.com/photo/12000325
Completely missed it when I visited last year. Has a simlar style to Corb’s later work ‘church at Firminy’ with the thick curving cast concrete and delicate punctured holes! A very appealing rubbish dump!
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