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dc.coverage.spatialSite: Firminy, Rhône-Alpes, Franceen_US
dc.coverage.temporal1971-2006 (creation); designed 1964-1965 (design)en_US
dc.creatorLe Corbusieren_US
dc.creatorOubrerie, Joséen_US
dc.date1971-2006en_US
dc.date.accessioned2013-07-29T19:23:07Z
dc.date.available2013-07-29T19:23:07Z
dc.date.issued1971-2006en_US
dc.identifier227762en_US
dc.identifier.otherarchrefid: 2397en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1721.3/135545
dc.descriptionDetail, east side porch with cantilevered overhang; The last major work of Le Corbusier, it was completed in 2006, forty-one years after his death. Designed to be a church in the model city of Firminy Vert, the construction of Saint-Pierre was begun in 1971, six years after Le Corbusier's death in 1965. Due to local political conflicts it remained stalled from 1975 to 2003, when the local government declared the mouldering concrete ruin an "architectural heritage" and financed its completion. It has been used for many different purposes, as a secondary school and as a shelter. As the laicist French state may not use public funds for religious buildings, Saint-Pierre is now used as a cultural venue. The building was completed by the French architect, José Oubrerie, Le Corbusier's student for many years. In the World Architecture Survey of 2010, the building was ranked as second in the rankings of the top structures built in the twenty-first century, receiving four votes. American architect Peter Eisenman asserted in his response that this building is the most important structure built since 1980. Source: Wikipedia; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page (accessed 4/18/2011)en_US
dc.format.mediumconcrete; glassen_US
dc.rights© Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.en_US
dc.subjectarchitectureen_US
dc.subjectcontemporary (1960 to present)en_US
dc.subjectCity planningen_US
dc.subjectideal citiesen_US
dc.subjectRestoration and conservationen_US
dc.subjectModernisten_US
dc.subjectTwentieth centuryen_US
dc.titleSaint-Pierre, Firminyen_US
dc.title.alternativeÉglise Saint-Pierre de Firminy-Verten_US
dc.typeimageen_US
dc.rights.accessLicensed for educational and research use by the MIT community onlyen_US
dc.identifier.vendorcode1A1-LC-FV-SP-D2en_US
vra.culturalContextFrenchen_US
vra.techniqueconstruction (assembling)en_US
vra.worktypechurchen_US
vra.worktypecommunity centeren_US
dc.contributor.displayJosé Oubrerie (French architect, active ca. 1960-2006); Le Corbusier (Swiss architect, 1887-1965)en_US


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