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Own and build Le Corbusier’s Villa Savoye modernist house in cardboard

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Fancy owning an iconic modernist home? Well, if you are prepared to put in a bit of work, you can pick up Le Corbusier’s Villa Savoye modernist house for a fraction of the price of the original.

Of course, there's a catch. This one is the iconic 1930s house in miniature and in cardboard. You also have to put it together yourself. But on the plus side, you'll not have to travel to Poissy, on the outskirts of France,  to enjoy this version. It will just be there, sat in your home or office.

A company called Paper Landmarks sells kits of various iconic builds, all of which are made out of a stiff cardboard. You just buy the pre-cut or printed sets (the latter requiring cutting) and follow the instructions to create it. If you want one, you can secure one online for $25 / $39. Alternatively, the Barbican Art Gallery and Bookends in London are listed as retailers. See the site for retailers in other locations.

Find out more at the Paper Landmarks website

Update: You can also buy completed versions on Etsy

Via WowHaus


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