Archinect - News2017-05-23T18:51:59-04:00http://archinect.com/news/article/79063306/the-bust-of-le-corbusier-at-mamo-marseille-france
The Bust of Le Corbusier at MAMO Marseille France Archinect2013-08-09T13:34:00-04:00>2013-08-17T17:13:46-04:00<img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/61/61f3d7874458690e0b243e53a477c7cc.jpg" width="640" height="421" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>A turn of events took place for Cité Radieuse in 2010, when the building’s rooftop gym and solarium went up for sale. Designer Ito Morabito, who goes by Ora-Ito, purchased it as a collector might. “Like you buy a piece of art, but architecture,” he noted. After the acquisition, it became Ora-Ito’s self-appointed mission to honor the iconic structure.
Ora-Ito transformed the rooftop of Cité Radieuse into MAMO, a contemporary art center dedicated to exhibitions and creative ateliers.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd">
Corbu's Marseille's Cité Radieuse damaged by fire Archinect2012-02-10T11:22:00-05:00>2012-02-10T15:26:59-05:00<img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/71/719ht8ozxp4j74j5.jpg" width="600" height="400" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>One of France's most important landmarks of modernist architecture, La Cité Radieuse housing estate in Marseille, built by the architect Le Corbusier, has been damaged by fire.
Fire services fought for over 12 hours to put out a blaze that began on Thursday afternoon in a first floor flat in the nine-storey concrete complex which is protected by special heritage status in France.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd">