Brutalist architecture of the Maurice Ravel auditorium in Lyon

The Maurice Ravel auditorium and its reinforced concrete shellwhich has hung in the Part-Dieu shopping center in Lyon since 1975, is the work of French architect Henri Pottiersecond Grand Prix of Rome, in association with urban planner Charles Delfante. Covered with protective nets, the raw concrete of the Lyon Auditorium seems to be subject to … Read more

A contrasted vision of the Confluence Museum in Lyon

Opened in Lyon at the end of 2014, the “Musée des Confluences” designed by the Austrian architectural firm Coop Himmelb(l)au is intended to be a true architectural sculpture.Standing on a huge concrete base, it sits proudly in a unique and rare location for a major city, at the confluence of a majestic river and its … Read more