France

Sculptural living: 1960s Jacques Couelle-designed property in Mouans-Sartoux, south-east France

Thanks to Jean-Yves for letting us know about the amazing 1960s Jacques Couelle-designed property in Mouans-Sartoux, south-east France, which is now on the market. A house or a work of art? I’m not sure. But this sculptural property really does have impact both inside and out. It’s one of five ‘landscape’ houses produced by the […]

Modernist France: The top 30 most popular house finds on WowHaus

We haven’t done one of these round-ups for a while. But this weekend we were inspired to work out which were our 30 most popular modernist house finds in France. You’ll find them all below in the usual reverse order. Each one a gem. 30. Art deco villa with private beach in Cap D’Antibes, Cote […]

1950s modernism: Henri Calmat-designed property in Seine-et-Marne, Ile-de-France, France

Not too far from Paris, but with plenty of greenery on your doorstep. That’s just two reasons to love this 1950s Henri Calmat-designed property in Seine-et-Marne, Ile-de-France, France. Of course, the architecture is another reason to love this place. It was actually designed by the architect for his own use back in 1952 and subsequently […]

Sculptural extension to French farmhouse protects interiors from harsh summer sun

Benoit & Roselyne house by Dixneufcentquatrevingtsix

Paris studio Dixneufcentquatrevingtsix has created this faceted concrete extension with just a small collection of openings scattered across its facades for a traditional farmhouse in France’s Provence region. Read more

Out now: Brutalist Paris Map by Blue Crow Media

Yes, the latest instalment in this wonderful series has landed. This time a Brutalist Paris Map by Blue Crow Media. Once again, a lovely job too. As you might expect, this two-sided map features the most striking brutalist architecture in Paris. Not only that, the map also contains an introduction about the subject matter by […]

Affordable modernism: 1970s three-bedroom property in Salies-de-Bearn, south west France

Apologies to whoever flagged this one up (we seem to have lost the details), but a big thank you for recommending this 1970s three-bedroom modernist property in Salies-de-Bearn, south west France. It could prove a shrewd investment too, as the asking price isn’t too high and there is potential to rent out part of the […]