Architect's Furniture, 1960-2020

May 29 to September 30, 2019

Cité de l'architecture & du patrimoine

Lower Gallery of Temporary Exhibitions

Through the furniture creations of the greatest names in architecture of the past sixty years, this exhibition sets out to discover how architects fit into the decorative arts with the design of furniture, objects and luminaires.

Exhibition pictures


1 place du Trocadéro et du 11 novembre
Paris 16th
Métro Iéna ou Trocadéro

Open daily except Tuesdays
11 am to 7 pm
Thursday evenings until 9 pm

Tickets :
Tickets including access to the exhibitions Architect's furniture and A landascape of excellence and the Permanent collections.
12€ / 9€ (reduced rate)


  • Curatorship

    Principal curator
    Lionel Blaisse, former architect, author and journalist

    Associate curator
    Claire Fayolle, teacher and journalist specialising in design

    Assisted by Christine Blanchet, art historian

    Marie-Hélène Contal, director of cultural development, Cité de l’architecture & du patrimoine
    Francis Rambert, director of architectural creation, Cité de l’architecture & du patrimoine

  • Production

    Studio Adrien Gardère, scenography
    CL design, graphic design
    ACL, lighting

  • Support

    The exhibition is sponsored by Vitra and supported by Alessi, Bernardaud, Yamagiwa and Zumtobel.