The fisherman's craft is one of the oldest there is. And has remained a fascinating experience to this very day.
This building at 2-4 rue Saint-Laurent (in the Villereuse area) can appear out-of-date these days, but when it was designed by the famous Swiss architect Le Corbusier in 1931-32, it was really a very futuristic project. Everything is made with steel and glass. The metallic frame frees the interior walls from all supporting functions.
The Bâtiment des Forces Motrices (BFM) is a concert hall atypical to this industrial atmosphere. Situated on the Rhone, this magnificent building was first designed for industrial purposes but is now a must-visit cultural venue.