MARSEILLE 8TH | Sainte-Anne


Type of property Flat
Area 92 m2
Room(s) 3
Exterior Balcon
Current Modern
Condition To live in
Reference OP960

The renovation respecting the codes of Le Corbusier
The decoration and its carefully selected furniture
Life in an architect's building


Modern architecture labeled 20th Century Heritage, Historic Monument, and listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Le Corbusier's Cité Radieuse is an emblematic monument of post-war reconstruction.

At its heart, this 92 m2 crossing duplex (Type E) has been completely restored and refurbished while retaining the spirit of Le Corbusier. The first level hosts the original Charlotte Perriand kitchen with its serving hatch, in Le Corbusier colors. Further on, the double-height living room, with original niche rods, opens onto a colorful loggia to the east. The metal staircase signed Jean Prouvé leads upstairs.
Here, the initial volumes have been reworked: the parental suite, on the mezzanine, benefits from the original guardrail to which sliding glass panels have been added allowing to completely closing off the space, as if suspended and plunging onto the living room. The original storage has been preserved, and the bathroom has been renovated with gray tones. On the children's side, the two long 'cell' rooms, separated by a partition door, also benefit from their own loggia to the west. The two water points and the 'boat shower' have been preserved. One of them has been split to create a third small children's room for the second day, in a modular arrangement.
Designed as a 'vertical village' with the appearance of an ocean liner, the Cité Radieuse offers its inhabitants many services such as a tea room, a bookstore, a hotel, a restaurant. Its roof terrace houses a nursery school, a children's paddling pool and the contemporary art center of Ora Ito: the MAMO.
Embark on the Le Corbusier way of life!

'Architecture is the clever, correct and magnificent play of forms assembled in light.'
Le Corbusier



Sainte-Anne is a typical residential area of the "city of 111 villages".