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Site Le Corbusier, Firminy

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Architectural Building Historic Site
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  • Second-biggest set of buildings by Le Corbusier after Chandigarh, Firminy is definitely worth the trip; it encompasses almost all of the architect's architectural principles. An amazing church, a simp...  more »
  • The visit of the Church, the stadium and the House of Culture is very interesting, but the height is still dwelling with the flat and nursery school. Nothing was left to chance, everything was thought for the comfort of the inhabitants and the conviviality. Not to be missed when you're fan of architecture.
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  • The cultural center and the church designed by Le Corbusier (church finished years after he died) both constructed with raw concrete and typical colored glass windows, which allow interesting games of...  more »
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  • If visiting these buildings I strongly recommend to take guided tour. It provides great understanding of the circumstances when the buildings were made and also a lot of interesting details in them.
  • Unfortunately, the site was closed. This wasn't mentioned on the website which made my trip back to Lyon long and sad.
  • The site of Firminy focused the large set of buildings of Le Corbusier, world heritage, UNESCO
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  • An impressive modern architecture. Watch the presentation film.
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  • Great tour, we learned stuff on Le Corbusier. Visit the model apartment was really interesting, imagine the offset between this modern building and the other homes in the area at the time.
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