Modern architecture: 1930s, “20th century heritage” and “Historical Monuments” labels
The southern orientation and the excellent climate are one of the main reasons for the installation of these large ships – ex sanatoriums – on the high plateau of Passy. Illustrating the technical and aesthetic genius of 20th century architecture, these buildings have had a great influence on our habitat and the relationship between man and the environment. From the pavilion model to the extremely rationalized building, the Plateau d’Assy presents a complete range of solutions implemented during the inter-war period. Five establishments have chapels whose decoration bears witness to the research that led to the great sacred manifesto that is the church of Assy.