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Charlotte Perriand x Louis Vuitton: Unrealised 1934 Beach House


La Maison au Bord de l’eau by Charlotte Perriand

Charlotte Perriand’s La Maison au Bord de l’Eau, a prefabricated holiday home that until recently only existed on paper. The house was was conceived for a competition run by French architecture magazine L’Architecture d’Aujourd’hui to promote affordable holiday homes for the middle-class – but it was never realised.


Jean Prouvé’s Maison Démontable 8×8

Maison Démontable 8x8 by Jean Prouvé

Maison Démontable 8×8 by Jean Prouvé

Jean Prouvé’s Demountable Houses were created according to the principles of prefabrication, flexibility and mobility. The houses were designed to be mass-produced providing shelter to refugees after a war. One of these dwellings, Maison 8×8 (1948) is currently on display for the first time at Design Miami By Galerie Patrick Seguin.