Maisons Jaoul
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Architect Le Corbusier
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Location Neuilly-sur-Seine, Paris, France   map
Date 1954 to 1956   timeline
Building Type housing
 Construction System brick and concrete
Climate temperate
Context urban
Style Modern
Notes Rugged frame modulation using texture of materials.
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Discussion Maisons Jaoul Commentary

"A narrow walkway slopes up from the street to entrances off a shared patio. The buildings are carefully positioned at right angles to one another on the site, with strategic setbacks from all the property lines, except to the south. There, unit A abuts the wall of an adjacent building. The result is a sequence of increasingly private outdoor spaces."

— ArchitectureWeek No. 289, pH1

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"Classic Home 063", by ArchitectureWeek, ArchitectureWeek No. 289, 2006.0531, pH1.

Geoffrey H. Baker. Le Corbusier: An Analysis of form. Hong Kong: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1989.

Michael Graves. Le Corbusier, Selected Drawings. London: Academy Editions, 1981. NA 2707.L4 A4 1981. site plan, p133. second floor plan, p134. elevation, p134. section, p144. section, p136.

Dennis Sharp. Twentieth Century Architecture: a Visual History. New York: Facts on File, 1990. ISBN 0-8160-2438-3. NA680.S517. exterior photo, p205. — Available at Amazon.com

Kevin Matthews. The Great Buildings Collection on CD-ROM. Artifice, 2001. ISBN 0-9667098-4-5.— Available at Amazon.com

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