Centre des Arts Le Corbusier

The international Association Les Amis de Le Corbusier contacts Xenakis, through a former collaborator of the rue de Sèvres studio, José-Luis Sert, to propose the establishment of a program for a center for research and artistic practice dedicated to the visual arts. Located near Le Corbusier’s birthplace in Switzerland, La Chaux-de-Fonds, the center would serve as a decentralized hub to attract international artists and scientists. Xenakis accepted and worked on the project, along with the design of a similar center in Shiraz, but this collaboration remained at the conceptual stage and was abandoned in 1972.