Dezeen's Eleanor Gibson takes a look at Maison La Roch-Jeanneret, one of the 17 Le Corbusier-designed buildings that have been added to UNESCO's World Heritage List.

The 1925 residence was designed to provide a home for the architect's brother. It also includes a separate residence and gallery for an art-collecting friend. Two white blocks join to create the building's L-shaped plan.

Like many of Le Corbusier's most famous projects, it was created in collaboration with his cousin Pierre Jeanneret. The duo designed the building in two parts for two clients, one of which was Le Corbusier's brother Albert Jeanneret and his family. But it is the other half of the building that has become more well-known, partly due to its more unusual layout.

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