The Chapel Notre-Dame du Haut

by Stephan Boog

The Chapel Notre-Dame du Haut at Ranchamp is a catholic pilgramage church dedicated to the Virgin Mary  in the French community at Ronchamp Belfort. to the

The church has been built between 1950 to 1955 according to the plans of the French-Swiss architect Le Corbusier and is one of the most famous buildings of its kind the Modern. It is regarded as an icon of architecture due to its numerous visual mataphors, the wealth of its space planning, as well as his exemplar status. Unfortunately, taking photographs in the chapel is prohibited. Possible few images may be found under “this and that” ;-)

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