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The Controversy Regarding The Restoration of Eileen Gray's E-1027

The Controversy Regarding The Restoration of Eileen Gray's E-1027
The Controversy Regarding The Restoration of Eileen Gray's E-1027, Image via Flickr. Used under <a href='https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/'>Creative Commons</a>
Image via Flickr. Used under Creative Commons

The Wall Street Journal recently detailed the complex history of E-1027, the house which Eileen Gray designed with her lover Jean Badovici in Southern France: from the murals which Le Corbusier painted on the walls (without Gray's permission) to the murder that happened there in 1996 to the restoration that has been going on for over a decade (a supposed "massacre" of the original). You can read the full article here.

Cite: Rory Stott. "The Controversy Regarding The Restoration of Eileen Gray's E-1027" 28 Aug 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/420731/the-controversy-regarding-the-restoration-of-eileen-gray-s-e-1027/>