Installation of Gripp Six Shell Windshields

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from 1965, Jean Benjamin Maneval already knew that his Bulle Six Coques would be installed at Gripp, however, it’s only 1966 that a firm order from 10 Bubbles was passed for the Holiday Center in Gripp.The complete installation was completed on 31 July 1967.

Here are the photos of a visit by Jean Benjamin Maneval accompanied by his wife Monique Maneval during the construction site.

This Photo was taken in 1970, date when the second tranche of ten bubble six hulls were installed.


Virginia Maneval

I am the daughter of Jean Benjamin Maneval, famous urban architect who notably created the Bulle Six Coques, a plastic house from the pop years. You can also find me on my Facebook page or on my page La Bulle Six Coques by Jean Benjamin Maneval.

4 thoughts on “Installation of Gripp Six Shell Windshields

  1. hello I spent a superb holiday in these bubbles with my parents and in colony with eilf aquitaine sneap that memories thank you for these photos

  2. my father was an SNPA engineer, at the time, and we lived in Mourenx. we went skiing to change, and residences from time to time at Gripp. good memories with my sisters. bernard


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