Collection by Emma Marsano

Modern Masterpieces: 6 Great Homes in France


A passive home draped with bamboo shades might sound unusual, but it seems almost tame compared to other examples of contemporary French design.

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Inspired by the work of Le Corbusier, American architect Michael Herman experimented with indoor-outdoor perspectives...
With the roof angled at 43 degrees, the architects lined the southern slant of the house with solar panels to collect...
Here's the new kitchen.
In the canteen, a communal table stretches through the center and smaller, more private tables dot the periphery.
The Carré d'Etoiles, a system of cube-shaped hotel room units, combines luxury with the great outdoors all over France.
Christophe Berdaguer and Marie Péjus named their building “Gue(ho)st House” after Marcel Duchamp’s aphorism “A guest +...

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