Notre Dame du Haut, or Ronchamp, Ronchamp, France


Related people
Le Corbusier (architect)
Renzo Piano (architect)
Date
1955 (creation);2006-2011 (addition by Renzo Piano)
Location
Europe->France->Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, Région->Notre-Dame-du-Haut
Description
"The pilgrimage chapel, one of the architect's most published and memorable images, with its dramatic curving dark roof and white-washed concrete sculptural surfaces, is a manipulation of forms, and light and shade, which illuminates the interiors through carefully placed openings in the walls." --Khan, H. (2001). International style: Modernist architecture from 1925 to 1965. Koln: Taschen, p.167.
Style/Period
1950s (1950 - 1959)
International Style
Modern