Maison La Roche © FLC / ADAGP / Manuel Bougot

Naples et Le Corbusier, une histoire fondatrice / Naples and Le Corbusier, a seminal story

Invitation au voyage — Arte documentary

Available until 01/05/2025

“My sketch isn’t very good”, said Le Corbusier, the great architect of purity, when he arrived in Naples in 1911. He was still Charles-Édouard Jeanneret-Gris, an apprentice in the arts, on a pilgrimage to the Orient. Despite a bad sketch, stopping off in Naples was a good idea: the city with its thousand-year-old foundations acted as a revelation of modernity for the young man.