Unesco lists Le Corbusier's works among World Heritage Sites

A general view of the architectural site created by French architect Le Corbusier, in Firminy, near Saint-Etienne.
A general view of the architectural site created by French architect Le Corbusier, in Firminy, near Saint-Etienne.PHOTO: AFP

PARIS (AFP) - Unesco on Sunday (July 17) listed Franco-Swiss architect Le Corbusier's works - including the Indian city of Chandigarh - among the World Heritage Sites.

It includes 17 sites across seven countries - France, Switzerland, Belgium, Germany, Argentina, Japan and India - to show the global reach of the work of Charles-Edouard Jeanneret-Gris, better known as Le Corbusier.