Villa Savoye

One of our must things to do when we go to Paris, is to visit Villa Savoye, a modernist villa located in Poissy, 50 min away by car from Paris. You can go also by train (RER line A) as we did, it will take you a bit longer, but you will have the chance to discover this beautiful city.
Designed by Charles-Edouard Jeanneret, known as Le Corbusier and his cousin Pierre Jeanneret, was built between 1928 and 1931, and used as the country retreat for the Savoye family.

After being purchased by the neighbouring school, it became the property of the French State in 1958. It survived (fortunately!) several proposals to demolish it. In 1965 was designated as an official French historical monument.

Photography: Alan Díaz & Marc Lago.

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