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An In-Depth Look at the Le Corbusier-Designed Barge Which Sank Last Month

9 monthes ago   |   By Arch Daily

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This article was originally published by Metropolis Magazine as " The Fascinating History of Le Corbusier's Lost Barge ." This winter, France experienced some of the heaviest rains it has seen in 50 years. In Paris , the Seine flooded its banks, submerging parks, streets, and disrupting metro service. The deluge also claimed an architectural curiosity. On February 8th the Louise-Catherine , a concrete barge renovated by Le Corbusier , slipped below the murky waters of the Seine and came to rest on the bottom of the river by Quai D'Austerlitz on the east side of...
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