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Chapelle Notre Dame du Haut de Ronchamp

CHAPELLE NOTRE DAME DU HAUT DE RONCHAMP | Ronchamp

LOCATION: 13 Rue de la Chapelle, Ronchamp, France ARCHITECT: Le Corbusier DATES: 1953-1955 NOTES: Designated “Monument Historique” in 1967 Site Visit: Mon Aug 11 2014 __________________________________ RELEVANT LINKS Monument Historique Database Entry Chapelle Notre Dame du Haut – Ref No. PA00102263

Couvent de la Tourette

COUVENT DE LA TOURETTE | Éveux

LOCATION: Route de la Tourette, 69210 Éveux, France ARCHITECT: Le Corbusier (with Iannis Xénakis) DATES: 1956-1960 (Designs begun in 1953) NOTES: Classified as a “Monument Historique” in 1979; the building underwent extensive restorations between 2006-2013 Site Visit: Weds Jul 16-Fri Jul 18 2014 (2 night […]

Firminy Unité

UNITÉ D’HABITATION | Firminy

LOCATION: Rue de la Font du Loup, 42700 Firminy France ARCHITECT: Le Corbusier (with completion by André Wogenscky upon Le Corbusier’s death in 1965) DATES: 1964-1967 NOTES: Designated as a “Monument Historique” in 1993 Site Visit: Weds July 16 2014 ________________________________________ The last of the […]