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View from the top of Corum of Montpellier
Languedoc-Roussillon

Here is a view from the top of Corum of Montpellier, near the heliport. The shot was taken in december 2011, in the beginning of the afternoon. Panorama made in HDR version (enfuse).

Montpellier's Corum is a building that houses both a conference centre and a opera house, and is located in the centre of the city in southern France.

It was designed by Claude Vasconi and opened to the public in 1988. The building form the visual closing of the Esplanade seen from the Place de la Comédie.  It is covered in slabs of pink marble. The high costs of the building were subject of political debate in the 1980s, mostly directed against then mayor  Georges Frêche.
The Conference Center has 6000 m² of exhibition space. The Berlioz Opera House seats 2010 persons.

Source : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corum_%28Montpellier%29

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