‘A house is NOT a machine to live in,’ Eileen Gray
The Wall Street Journal recently detailed the complex history of E-1027, the house which Eileen Gray designed in Southern France. The article discusses how one of the 20th century’s most important historic houses was nearly destroyed, from the murals which Le Corbusier painted on the walls to the murder that happened there in 1996 to the restoration that has been going on for over a decade (a supposed “massacre” of the original).
The full story can be read here
Le Corbusier’s Role in the Controversy Over Eileen Gray’s E.1027 – By Alastair Gordon
Ouno Design: Eileen Gray’s E.1027 House