Following on from Landskating and La Boîte de Nuit, the villa Noailles continues its exploration of cultural architectures specific to spaces intended for entertainment. The 2018 architecture exhibition, entitled Domestic Pools, will focus upon private swimming pools. From their initial appearance in modern homes for which the villa Noailles serves as a notable example to the utmost contemporary experimentations, this exhibition will retrace the architectural devices employed for bathing.
February 11 – March 18, 2018
Montée de Noailles, 83400 Hyères,
The exhibition will also cover both vernacular and industrial types of private pools whose technical innovations have progressively rendered them accessible to the middle classes. Focusing exclusively upon this new room which has left its mark on twentieth century architecture, the exhibition will explore the culture and the representations which private swimming pools have constructed.
The exhibition features works by: Alvar Aalto, Manuel Aires Mateus, Andreas Angelidakis, Arquitectonica, Barozzi Veiga, Ricardo Bofill, Richard England, Ensamble, Didier Faustino, Fmau, Albert Frey, Adolf Loos, Robert Mallet-stevens, Julien Montfort, Julia Morgan, MVRDV, Office Kgdvs, OMA – Rem Koolhaas, Philippe Rahm, Thomas Raynaud, So-il, Pezo Von Ellrichshausen, Eric Tabuchi (Photographe), Pin Up (Magazine Contributeur)