In response to an order from the state at the end of the War, Jean Prouvé began designing temporary houses for the homeless in Lorraine and Franche-Comté in eastern France. Fine-tuning his already patented axial portal frame, he saw a quick, economical and adaptable solution as an urgent priority, in a 6×6 meter module. The components were shipped directly to bomb-devastated villages, where they could be assembled on site in a day by two people.



DATE/

2019

DIMENSIONS/

20.3 x 1.3 x 24.1 cm

HERITAGE/

France

SHIPS FROM/

Paris

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Jean Prouvé 6×6 Demountable House, 1944, Vol. 1 Book $35

In response to an order from the state at the end of the War, Jean Prouvé began designing temporary houses for the homeless in Lorraine and Franche-Comté in eastern France. Fine-tuning his already patented axial portal frame, he saw a quick, economical and adaptable solution as an urgent priority, in a 6×6 meter module. The components were shipped directly to bomb-devastated villages, where they could be assembled on site in a day by two people.



DATE/

2019

DIMENSIONS/

20.3 x 1.3 x 24.1 cm

HERITAGE/

France

SHIPS FROM/

Paris

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