coming to zorrobot.de’s collection start of 2019.. .
Presented at the Salon des Arts Ménagers (domestic household arts fair) in 1956,
this house remained a prototype.
It was not until the project of urban architect and theorist Jean Maneval (1923-1986) that a housing unit entirely made of synthetic material was mass produced and commercialised.
Designed in 1965 and industrialised as from 1968 by the company Batiplastique, Jean Maneval’s “six shell” bubble was used to equip an experimental holiday village set in Gripp in the Hautes-Pyrenees.