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BUILDING
 
 
Villa La Reine Jeanne
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DESIGNER
 
 
Barry Dierks

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CONTEXT
 
Relationship with the location
Barry Dierks, Villa La Reine Jeanne, French Riviera, Bormes-les-Mimosas
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DESCRIPTION
 
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Barry Dierks, Villa La Reine Jeanne, French Riviera, Bormes-les-MimosasBuilt in 1928 on the Bormes-les-Mimosas coast, the Villa La Reine Jeanne illustrates an example of a holiday home, which was booming in the region at that time. Devised as space devoted to entertaining and culture as well being able to receive thirty or so guests, La Reine Jeanne sits calmly amongst this pine and cork oak forest.

Barry Dierks, Villa La Reine Jeanne, French Riviera, Bormes-les-MimosasIts eclectic, vernacular — employing local resources — and modernist architecture exhibit a particular era, climate and area: that of the Cote d’Azur.
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LOCATION
 
Continent
Europe
Nation
France [France]
Region
PACA - Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
District
Var
Arrondissement
Toulon
Canton
Collobrières
Town
Bormes-les-Mimosas
Hamlet
Cabasson
 
 
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TYPOLOGY
 
Main
ARCHITECTURE
Residential buildings
Detached, semi-detached houses and villas
Holiday buildings
Additional
ARCHITECTURE
Architecture of parklands and water
Rigged bridges, piers and lighthouses
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CHRONOLOGY
 
Realisation
1928
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EXHIBITIONS
 
 
Landskating + Villa la Reine Jeanne (Barry Dierks), Hyères (France), Villa Noailles, 21 february / 20 march 2016
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CLIENT
 
 
Paul-Louis Weiller
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DIMENSIONAL
DATA
 
Surface
site ha. 70
Capacity
30 peoples
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ANNOTATIONS
 
 
Barry Dierks, Villa La Reine Jeanne, French Riviera, Bormes-les-MimosasSome notables invited to the villa:
  • Juan Carlos I of Spain
  • Elizabeth Taylor
  • Richard Burton
  • Charlie Chaplin
  • Margrethe II of Denmark
  • Baudouin of Belgium
  • Juliana of the Netherlands
  • Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden
  • Jean of Luxembourg
  • Douglas Fairbanks
  • Yul Brynner
  • Laurence Olivier
  • Aristotle Onassis
  • Jean Seberg
  • Vivien Leigh
  • Merle Oberon
  • Prince Achille Murat
  • Prince and Princesse Lucien Murat
  • Greta Garbo
  • Jean-Paul Belmondo
  • Roger Vadim
  • Otto Preminger
  • Paul Morand
  • Paul Claudel
  • André Maurois
  • Aldous Huxley
  • Maurice Genevoix
  • Jean d'Ormesson
  • Paul Getty
  • Vincent Auriol
  • Paul Reynaud
  • Georges Pompidou
  • Valéry Giscard d'Estaing
  • Richard Nixon
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Georges Auric
  • Christiaan Barnard
  • Maurice Herzog
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CREDITS
 
 
Photos © Laurent Kronental
Text edited by Villa Noailles
Courtesy of Villa Noailles

Barry Dierks, Villa La Reine Jeanne, French Riviera, Bormes-les-Mimosas



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