Le Caban-non

Le Caban-non

Le Caban-non
2.9m x 2.4m x 2.4m. Douglas Fir ply, spruce battening, nails, screws, found objects May 2009. Le Cabanon was the only building the architect Corbusier built for himself. Located on the French Riviera, the building is humble in scale but rich in the proportional detail inherent in Le Modular, his system of sizing which draws heavily on the human figures proportions. Le Caban-non is an approximation of it's almost namesake constructed using a modular system derived from a standard wood panel sized sheets of 2440mm x 1220mm. Alternatively in their imperial ft, 8' x 4'.