E.1027: murder and mystery of the camera Gems on the history of the house E.1027 created by Eileen Gray and Jean Badovici

Authors

  • Christian Müller gutundgut Zürich-Rotterdam

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DOI:

https://doi.org/10.52200/60.A.MNMURC5A

Keywords:

Modern Movement, Modern architecture, Modern housing

Abstract

The bouquet of stories related to E.1027, the house built 1926–1929 by the Irish architect and furniture designer Eileen Gray with the support of Jean Badovici, is colorful and intriguing. In “E.1027: Murder and Mystery of the Camera”, gems on the history of the house, new research material and previously unpublished facts related to E.1027 are revealed. Above all, the search for an answer to the question “Which photo camera was used to take the original pictures of E.1027”.

How to Cite

Müller, C. (2019). E.1027: murder and mystery of the camera Gems on the history of the house E.1027 created by Eileen Gray and Jean Badovici. Docomomo Journal, (60), 71–76. https://doi.org/10.52200/60.A.MNMURC5A

Published

2019-07-01

Author Biography

Christian Müller, gutundgut Zürich-Rotterdam

(b. Switzerland, 1963) Dipl.Arch. ETH/SIA. Founding Partner at gutundgut Zürich-Rotterdam. He lives in Rotterdam.

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