Charles-Edouard Jeanneret-Gris

Ville Savoye by Charles-Édouard Jeanneret-Gris

Ville Savoye by Charles-Édouard Jeanneret-Gris

He was born in La Chaux-de-Fonds, France in 1887. He joint the La-Chaux-de-Fonds Art School, but he dropped out in 1907, and followed his dream to become an architect in the US. There he trained to become an architect under the guidance of his mentor, Frank Lloyd Wright, for whom he worked for the next 20 years, until he went back to France to spread the ideas of the Prairie School. His most recognised building was Ville Savoye, built in 1931.

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