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Villa Savoie, France : Le Corbusier Building

Le Corbusier Building in Poissy, north of Paris: Modernist Architecture in France, north west Europe

15 Jun 2009

Villa Savoye

Classic building by Modern architect Le Corbusier

Dates built: 1929-31

Location: Poisse (Poissy-sur-Seine), near Paris, France

Also known as Villa Savoye

Designed by Le Corbusier as a weekend country house

Photographs © Isabelle Lomholt, Rebecca Breun, Axel Breun

Approach to the Villa Savoie:
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Villa Savoie Poissy house by Le Corbusier architect

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The white rectilinear volume ‘floats’ above the glassy base:
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Roofspace, ramp, semi-protected courtyard, sculptural form:
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The house demonstrates the ‘Five Points’ that Corb placed central to his work, briefly piloti, fenetre longeur, free plan, active roof space and free facade. Le Corbusier was very focused on proportion of mass and space and keen to meld lessons from Classical architecture with modern technology exploited in cars, ships and planes. For more detail refer ‘Towards a New architecture’ by Le Corbusier

Interior views of Villa Savoie:
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Le Corbusier – Villa Savoie architect

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Archive photographs + model:
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Exterior views of this Modern French house:
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Villa Savoie photos © isabelle lomholt / axel breun / rebecca breun

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