Letter from... Marseilles

Le Corbusier’s Unité has 337 apartments spread over its 12 storeys, all held on large piloti. The building incorporates shops, a hotel and sporting, medical and educational facilities. Long-time resident Gisele Moreau talks to Eleanor Young about what it’s like to live there.

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