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Visitation extended until October 1nd, 2022

The exhibition presents the 17 works declared world heritage by Unesco

The Museu da Casa Brasileira, institution managed by Fundação Padre Anchieta, hosts the exhibition ‘Le Corbusier – A arquitetura moderna declarada Patrimônio da Humanidade’, carried out by the Swiss Embassy in Brazil and the Swiss Consulate General in São Paulo, in collaboration with the Le Corbusier Foundation and UNESCO.

The exhibition, which will be on view at the Museum from July 22 to September 02 october, celebrates the six years since the inscription of 17 works by Le Corbusier in the UNESCO World Heritage Site, presents the work of the Swiss architect considered the founder of modern architecture. .

The fabric panels with prints from the 17 works were specially produced for the exhibition at the Museu da Casa Brasileira, which portrays transversal themes such as: Le Corbusier and Brazilian modern architecture, World Heritage Site in a contemporary perspective, sustainability, innovation and education.

For the Swiss Ambassador to Brazil, Pietro Lazzeri, the exhibition presents the history of one of the most important architects and urban planners of the 20th century, and deals with the importance of modern architecture as a heritage of humanity and the reciprocal influences between the great names of Swiss architecture. and Brazilian to this day. The show becomes even more relevant when it opens at the Museu da Casa Brasileira, a place of reference for Brazilian architecture, housing and design, disciplines that are part of a historic dialogue between Switzerland and Brazil. An excellent opportunity to spread to the general public the principles of modern architecture, so important for the cultural identity of our countries.

“This will be a great opportunity for everyone to get to know the architectural legacy of Le Corbusier, whose technical-artistic experimentation revolutionized architecture in the 20th century”, comments Giancarlo Latorraca, technical director at MCB. For José Roberto Maluf, president of Fundação Padre Anchieta, which manages the Museu da Casa Brasileira, this is yet another successful partnership. “We are happy to present the works of an architect who became one of the most important figures in architecture and a great influencer in the formation of the modernist generation of Brazilian architects”, he concludes.

Among the works consecrated by Unesco, visitors will discover projects by Le Corbusier spread across seven countries in the world, on four continents, such as the Lake Léman waterfront house, in Corseaux/Switzerland; the Casa Guiette, in Antwerp/Belgium; the Frugès Residential Complex, in Pessac/France; the Government Complex in Chandigar/India and the National Museum of Western Art in Tokyo/Japan.

With a mobile QR reader and an interactive LED panel, the public will be able to take a virtual 3D tour of the models of two works presented at the show – Casa Orla Lago Léman and Casa Savoye – and also access sites such as UNESCO (United Nations for Education, Science and Culture), from the Le Corbusier Foundation and others, with information that complements the content of the exhibition.

After São Paulo, the exhibition will continue touring other Brazilian cities until 2023.

The 17 works in the exhibition:
Casa orla Lago Léman
Corseaux, Suíça – 1923

Casas La Roche-Jeanneret
Paris, França – 1923

Conjunto Residencial Frugès
Pessac, França – 1924

Casa Guiette
Antuérpia, Bélgica – 1926

Casas Weissenhofsiedlung
Stuttgart, Alemanha – 1927

Casa Savoye e Casa do Jardineiro
Poissy, França – 1928

Edifício Residencial Clarté
Genebra, Suíça – 1930

Edifício Residencial Molitor
Paris, França – 1931

Fábrica Claude e Duval
Saint-Dié-des-Vosges, França – 1946

Conjunto Residencial Marseille
Marselha, França – 1947

Casa Consultório Dr. Curutchet
La Plata, Argentina – 1949

Capela Notre-Dame du Haut
Ronchamp, França – 1950

Cabana Corbusier-Gallis
Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, França – 1951

Complexo Governamental
Chandigar, Índia – 1952

Convento La Tourette
Éveux, França – 1953

Centro Cultural de Firminy
Firminy, França – 1953

Museu Nacional de Arte Ocidental
Tóquio, Japão – 1955

Who was Le Corbusier:
One of the most recognized architects worldwide, the Swiss/French Le Corbusier – pseudonym of Charles-Edouard Jeanneret-Gris – was born on October 6, 1887, in La Chaux-de-Fonds, in northwest Switzerland, close to the border with France. France.
Architect, urban planner, sculptor and painter, he left more than 30 works around the world.
The son of a master watchmaker and a piano teacher, he is considered one of the most important architects and modernists of the 20th century and one of the main architectural theoretical influencers of all time.





Exposure: Le Corbusier – A arquitetura moderna declarada Patrimônio da Humanidade
Date:  from July 01 to October 01, 2022
Local: Museu da Casa Brasileira
Location: Av. Brig. Faria Lima, nº 2705 – Jardim Paulistano, São Paulo/SP
Close to Faria Lima station on the Yellow Line of the Metro.

Visitation Tuesday to Sunday, from 10 am to 6 pm, with the exception of Friday, which has extended hours until 10 pm.
Tickets: BRL 20.00 and BRL 10.00 (half-price)
Free entrance: at Fridays

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