Firminy Vert

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The Maison de la culture à Firminy-Vert

Firminy Vert (lit. "Green Firminy") is group of modern buildings designed by architect Le Corbusier located in Firminy, France in 1964–1969.[1] It includes the Saint-Pierre Church, a stadium, a cultural center, and an Unité d'Habitation. It was designed based on Modernism principles of architecture.[2] It is praised as one of Europe's most accomplished postwar planning exercises.



  1. ^ Fischer, Jan Otakar. "Le Corbusier, by design".
  2. ^ "Le Corbusier's utopian vision lives on in model modernist town".

Luca Sampò, « l’église Saint-Pierre de Firminy, de Le Corbusier : quarante ans d’histoire entre idée et réalisation », Livraisons de l'histoire de l'architecture [Online], 16 | 2008, Online since 10 December 2010, connection on 10 May 2016. URL : ; DOI : 10.4000/lha.194

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Coordinates: 45°22′59″N 4°17′13″E / 45.383°N 4.287°E / 45.383; 4.287