Unbuilt designs for a cultural and social centre: section showing the roof-top open-air theatre

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RIBApix ref no RIBA99534
Architect/DesignerGray, Eileen (1879-1976)
Artist/PhotographerGray, Eileen (1879-1976)
CountryFrance
Subject Date1946
Image Date1946
ViewInterior
StyleModern Movement
MediumDrawing
Library ReferencePA408/2(4)
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: EIleen Gray prepared designs in 1946-1947 for a cultural and social centre which she hoped would be a contribution to the post-war cultural revitalisation of provincial France. The finished design contained an exhibition gallery, a conference centre, a library, a cinema, a restaurant, dance areas and cafes as well as an open-air theatre. The designs were only published later in 1959 in l'Architecture d'aujourd'hui.

Subject tags

cinemas, libraries, theatres, cultural centres, restaurants, conference centres, art galleries