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Dark secrets of the man who opened architecture to the light

Franco-Swiss architect Le Corbusier, whose works were placed on UNESCO's prestigious World Heritage List, is known for his modernist concrete masterpiecesLove him or loathe him, few people have changed the world we live in more than Le Corbusier, one of the fathers of modern architecture, whose works were placed Sunday on UNESCO’s prestigious World Heritage List . From his modernist masterplanning of Chandigarh in northern India to Paris, which he dreamed of levelling to make way for his own more rational city, the Swiss-born designer was never afraid of thinking big. From the La Cite Radieuse housing project in Marseille to the Dominican monastery of La Tourette near Lyon and La Villa Savoye near Paris, it is also where he left some of his greatest masterpieces.

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