Dezeen's Jessica Mairs takes a look at yet another residence esteemed architect Le Corbusier built for his family. This particular project was designed for his parents.
Villa Le Lac, which is one one of the architect's first built designs, is the earliest of his 17 projects recently added to UNESCO's World Heritage List. Measuring 646 square feet, the tiny abode has a reinforced concrete structure and is fitted with movable partitions and fold-out furniture.
"I boarded the Paris-Milan express several times, or the Orient Express. In my pocket was the plan of a house. A plan without a site? The plan of a house in search of a plot of ground? Yes!" Le Corbusier wrote in a 1954 book about the project called Une Petit Maison 1923.