white houses

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

Le Corbusier’s Villa Savoye encapsulates the Modernist style

World Heritage Corb: one of the most important buildings by architect Le Corbusier from the 17 that have been to UNESCO’s World Heritage List is Villa Savoye, the top-heavy weekend retreat created as a Modernist version of the French country house (+ slideshow). (more…)