Le Corbusier’s Chapel of Ronchamp vandalized

By DOCOMOMO Belgium / January, 20, 2014 / 0 comments

The Chapel of Ronchamp, discount built by Le Corbusier, here was vandalized (18/01/2014)

Chapelle Notre Dame du HautAn original member of the Notre-Dame-du-Haut stained glass work conceived in 1955 by the Franco-Swiss architect Le Corbusier, was broken and a trunk quest concrete and pulled out of the chapel, said Saturday January 18 the police. Degradation took place Friday night at Ronchamp (Haute-Saône), and were committed by strangers, said the communication officer of gendarmerie of Franche-Comté, Didier Guériaud.

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before & after, photos by Thierry Boillot

source: Fondation Le Corbusier, Communiqué sur le vandalisme de la Chapelle Notre-Dame du Haut à Ronchamp, 20.01.2014