Eglise Saint Pierre
Year of Completion
Marine West Coast Climate
Material and its Properties
Sources: Architect website: http://www.fondationlecorbusier.fr/ ; Other source: http://www.archdaily.com/108054/ad-classics-church-at-firminy-le-corbusier
Traditionally, concrete's production and transportation process is very energy intensive, producing significant GHGs, but the longevity of concrete and its thermal properties in exterior applications coupled with new admixtures can make an argument for it being less environmentally degrading.
Oubrerie, Jose and Corbusier, Le, "Eglise Saint Pierre" (2006). Building Case Studies. 249.
Commune of Firminy