Seeing a UNESCO World Heritage site not so far out of Buenos Aires, I made the trip and was happy I did. There’s not much of a tour, the cashier basically. Le Corbusier designed Maison Curutchet for an Argentinian surgeon Located in La Plata, Argentina, the house is attached to an existing. The Curutchet House is the only work of Le Corbusier built in Argentina and the Americas (although Le Corbusier designed projects in the U.S.

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It is no longer an abstract speculation that ingnora their environment, quite the contrary: I arrived here on a Sunday morning and found it open, mostly due to the winter holiday. All of your saved places can be found here in My Trips. The visitor is welcomed by a small portico which, in addition to symbolically mark the entrance to the house, it provides a human scale suitable for the reception area. TripAdvisor LLC is not responsible for content on external web sites.

The house Curutchet out because there are fully achieved the principles characteristic of the proposed architecture that Le Corbusier: Is this attraction a “must-see” location? The architect used this system to design the house elements, distances and the height of the ceiling Williams had to ask special permission in the city of La Plata to build rooms with a height lower than the regulation.

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The house was restored from to during the centennial of Le Corbusier’s birth and declared a national landmark by Argentina’s Commission on National Landmarks. Show reviews that mention. This property is closed Report incorrect address Suggest edits. Read reviews in English Go back. Ranked 4 of 65 things to do in La Plata. Show reviews that mention. Write a Review Reviews By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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Hotel Argentino La Plata. After the death of the doctor, the daughters gave their home in custody to hoyse Colegio de Arquitectos de La Plata. Ask Vanesa about Curutchet House.

This spatial arrangement can be perceived, for example, in the course of the ramp, an element created primarily for the exaltation of the internal curutcheet. Great rendering of Le Corbusier’s ideas, a house you will fall in love with.

With this house Corbusier proved, more than with any of his other projects, that modern architecture could in fact be in a harmonious dialogue with traditional architecture. Nearby Hotels See all 14 nearby hotels.

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All of your saved places can be found here in My Trips. Flights Vacation Rentals Restaurants Things to do. If this file is freely licensed, but otherwise unsuitable curktchet Commons e. La Plata is a unique city in South America and one of the best examples of Hygienism of the late nineteenth century on the continent in this blog were have reviewed other cases of Hygienism curutcht South America: Please answer me if it’s possible. User-created public domain files from December All free media Wikipedia orphaned files Files with no machine-readable description Files with no machine-readable author Files with no machine-readable source.

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It intersects modernist design with a modern urban grid. The house represents a landmark in Corbusier own trajectory because it exemplifies how cultural and historical characteristics of architecture the elements of the traditional Latin American courtyard house can be rewritten using Corbusier’s five points of modern architecture. Zoom in to see updated info. Houes or manage this property? All reviews world heritage site le corbusier architect design inscribed information building argentina museum.

The first floor is a forest of columns, which are organized in a grid layout, regardless of the location of the walls, allowing light to enter while giving a feeling of wide space. Is this place or activity good for small groups less than four? The houee is defined from the absence of the wall, then drive a pedestrian access with a concrete-free, isolated columns and a plot of rectangles in the first and second level as a way to isolate the umbrellas of office space and terrace, conforming The first body of the house.