Architecture is the physical form which envelops human lives in all the complexity of their relations with their environment. Jean Renaudie, 1968 While planning a long awaited tour of concrete council housing in the outskirts of Paris (anyone in?), here we feature a powerful ensemble built...

Jean Renaudie and Renée Gailhoustet’s Housing Building in...

Built between 1969 and 1975 by Jean Renaudie and his wife Renée Gailhoustet at Ivry-sur-Seine. Lots of pictures at site link!

A Utopian Dream Stood Still: Ricardo Bofill's Postmodern Parisian Housing Estate of Noisy-le-Grand,Denise, 81 ans, Cité du Parc et cité Maurice-Thorez, Ivry-sur-Seine, 2015. Image ©  Laurent Kronental

Gallery of A Utopian Dream Stood Still: Ricardo Bofill's Postmodern Parisian Housing Estate of Noisy-le-Grand - 5

A poetic vision of Paris’s crumbling suburban high-rises - The Washington Post (Laurent Kronental)

BATIMENT OFFICIEL PLACE MAURICE THOREZ Projet d'aménagement de la place Maurice Thorez à Saint Pierre des Corps dans le 37. Conceptrice : Aurélie Le Gougouec d'ILEX Installateur : CITELUM

BATIMENT OFFICIEL PLACE MAURICE THOREZ Projet d'aménagement de la place Maurice Thorez à Saint Pierre des Corps dans le 37. Conceptrice : Aurélie Le Gougouec d'ILEX Installateur : CITELUM

Denise, 81, Cité du Parc et cité Maurice-Thorez, Ivry-sur-Seine, 2015

Cracked walls, wrinkled faces: Paris' modernist housing estates and their elderly residents – in pictures

Riverains au balcon, enterrement Maurice Thorez, Paris by William Klein

View Riverains au balcon, enterrement Maurice Thorez, Paris by William Klein on artnet. Browse more artworks William Klein from Polka Galerie.

Maurice Thorez : A Biography (Hardcover) (John Bulaitis)

Maurice Thorez : A Biography (Hardcover) (John Bulaitis)

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Maurice Thorez : A Biography (Hardcover) (John Bulaitis)

Maurice Thorez : A Biography (Hardcover) (John Bulaitis)

Robert Capa, [Maurice Thorez, Paul Faure, and Victor Basch on Place de la Bastille, Bastille Day, Paris], July 14, 1936

Robert Capa, [Maurice Thorez, Paul Faure, and Victor Basch on Place de la…

Maurice Thorez, député de la Seine (1932).

Maurice Thorez, député de la Seine (1932).

William Klein: Funeral Maurice Thorez, Paris, 1964

William Klein - in pictures

The photographer and film-maker – one of the great postwar iconoclasts – has three exhibitions opening in the UK this year

Cité Maurice Thorez - Collective housing - 1952-53 by H.Chevallier & R.Chevallier - #architecture #googlestreetview #googlemaps #googlestreet #france #ivrysurseine #brutalism #modernism

Cité Maurice Thorez - Collective housing - 1952-53 by H.Chevallier & R.Chevallier - #architecture #googlestreetview #googlemaps #googlestreet #france #ivrysurseine #brutalism #modernism

USSR - stamp 1964, Memorable edition, Politicians, Famous people, Maurice Thorez

USSR - stamp 1964, Memorable edition, Politicians, Famous people, Maurice Thorez

Maurice Thorez | June 3, 1946

TIME Magazine Cover: Palmiro Togliatti - May 1947 - Italy - Communism

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