Le Plessis-Robinson garden city: flats on the avenue Jacques du Clos

RIBApix ref no RIBA101860
Architect/DesignerDemay, Jean
Festoc, Jean
Payret-Dortail, Maurice (1874-1929)
Artist/PhotographerBenton, Tim
CountryFrance
CityLe Plessis-Robinson
Subject Date1939
Image Date1976
ViewExterior
StyleModern Movement
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceBenton 76-04-03-35
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Tim Benton / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The garden city of Le Plessis-Robinson was built 1924-1939 from plans drawn by the architect Maurice Payret-Dortail and was completed after his death in 1929 by architects Jean Demay and Jean Festoc. It was also one of a series of social housing projects realised between the two world wars under the aegis of Henri Sellier, director of the Office public d'habitations de la Seine.

Subject tags

housing, garden cities