A villa built in Poissy between 1928 and 1931 (UNESCO World Heritage)
the house built by Le Corbusier in Poissy

The villa Savoye in Poissy

  • A visit to this villa allows you to discover the work of Le Corbusier (real name Charles-Édouard Jeanneret).
  • And more specifically, the 5 basic elements of its architecture: the stilts, the flat roof, the plan, the banded windows and the free facade
  • This villa was classified as a historical monument while Le Corbusier was still alive.
  • She's very avant-gardea great modernism for the time, a "box in the air" constructed of reinforced concrete
  • This house was the weekend home of the industrial family of Lille, the Savoye.

♡ Our opinion on this visit

  • It is exciting for anyone interested in architecture or for those who are unfamiliar with the work of Le Corbusier.
  • It allows to to make young people aware of architecture and to the phenomenon Le Corbusier, architect, but also town planner, decorator, sculptor and painter.
  • You can download the children's booklet before your visit: he tells the children the history of this house, presents Le Corbusier, the villa as a little quizzes and games
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