20th Century and Modern
Architecture Gallery Two

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Oblique view of house from the street, looking through the outermost perimeter fence. Street elevation at right and left elevation (facing school) with its second floor garden terrace. View looking into the second floor living room from the garden terrace.
Le Corbusier
Villa Savoie, 1929-31
Poisse, France
Le Corbusier
Villa Savoie, 1929-31
Poisse, France
Le Corbusier
Villa Savoie, 1929-31
Poisse, France
View of house from the right side, looking through another perimeter fence. The big building in the background is a school. Slightly oblique left elevation (at right), which faces the school. Front door elevation at left faces away from the street. View of the second floor living room and its "ribbon" windows.
Le Corbusier
Villa Savoie, 1929-31
Poisse, France
Le Corbusier
Villa Savoie, 1929-31
Poisse, France
Le Corbusier
Villa Savoie, 1929-31
Poisse, France
View of the house from the brambles and last perimeter fence. The side with the columns faces the school and the elevation (at right) faces the street. View of the ramp from the second floor garden terrace. Spiral staircase and adjacent ramp as seen from the first floor main entry hall.
Le Corbusier
Villa Savoie, 1929-31
Poisse, France
Le Corbusier
Villa Savoie, 1929-31
Poisse, France
Le Corbusier
Villa Savoie, 1929-31
Poisse, France

"A house is a machine for living in.  Baths, sun, hot-water, cold-water, warmth at will, conservation of food, hygiene, beauty in a sense of good proportion.  An armchair is a machine for sitting in and so on."

Le Corbusier, Vers une Architecture, 1923.


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