Docomomo International at the Villa Cavrois
11th May 2017, Villa Cavrois, Croix, France
DATE: 11/5/2017
The Chair of Docomomo International, Prof. Ana Tostões, visited Villa Cavrois with the Chair of Docomomo France, Prof. Richard Klein, last 11th May 2017. Villa Cavrois is an architectural manifesto, work of architect Robert Mallet-Stevens, that was designed and built in Croix between 1929 and 1932 for Paul Cavrois, a textile industrialist from the Nord department, and his family. Listed as a historical monument in 1990 thanks to citizen mobilisation, and acquired by the State in 2001, the huge restoration project implemented in 2003 by the DRAC Nord-Pas-de Calais and then taken over by the Centre des Monuments Nationaux in 2008 was completed in 2015!