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Jean Prouvé

Biographical Information

Name: Jean Prouvé
Born on 8 April 1901 in Paris, Île-de-France, France, Europe
Deceased on 23 March 1984 in Nancy, Meurthe-et-Moselle (54), Lorraine, France, Europe
Brother of Henri Prouvé
Father of Claude Prouvé
1917 - 1919

Apprentice as ironworker in the atelier of Emile Robert

1924

Opens his first atelier in Nancy

1929

Founding member of the Union des artistes modernes (UAM)

1931

Enlargement of the atelier

1947

Moves his company to Maxéville

September 1952

Ferrières Kindergarten in Martigues.

1956

Founds Les Constructions Jean Prouvé in Paris

1957

Les Constructions Jean Prouvé merges with Compangnie industrielle du matériel de transport (CIMT);
Lecturer at the Conservatoire national des arts et métiers à Paris

1971

Committee chair for the Pompidou Center competition

Structures and Projects

Participation in the following structures & large-scale projects:

architect
collaborator
engineer
owner
structural engineer

Bibliography

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