Introduction
Jean Prouvé (8 April 1901 – 23 March 1984) was a French metal worker, self-taught architect and designer. Le Corbusier designated Prouvé a constructeur, blending architecture and engineering. Prouvé's main achievement was transferring manufacturing technology from industry to architecture, without losing aesthetic qualities. His design skills were not limited to one discipline. During his career Jean Prouvé was involved in architectural design, industrial design, structural design and furniture design.
Wikidata
Q381924
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Introduction
Trained as a metalworker, and having no formal education in architecture, Prouvé designed furniture and buildings in a mostly industrial context. He is known for his innovations in designing lightweight prefabricated structures from modular metal parts, though few of his designs for these structures were realized.
Nationality
French
Gender
Male
Roles
Artist, Architect, Designer
Names
Jean Prouvé, Jean Prouve
Ulan
500115727
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