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Maison Tropicale

A visit to Jean Prouvé's Maison Tropicale

It is testament to the genius of Jean Prouvé that his Maison Tropicale, whilst being sensitively designed for the climes of the Congo, looks equally at home in the winter sunshine of London. Its unabashed stance on the grounds of Tate Modern is vaguely reminiscent of a Japanese pergola.

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