Villeurbanne


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Villeurbanne

(vēlürbän`), city (1990 pop. 119,848), Rhône dept., E central France, a suburb E of LyonsLyons,
Fr. Lyon , city (1990 pop. 422,444), capital of Rhône dept., E central France, at the confluence of the Rhône and Saône rivers. As an economic center and a densely populated metropolis it is second only to Paris.
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. It is a major industrial center; metals, machines, textiles, and chemicals are produced there.

Villeurbanne

a town in E France: an industrial suburb of E Lyon. Pop.: 124 215 (1999)
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In Villeneuve d'Ascq, the emphasis is on the artist's beginning through the refinement of his "visua1 tool" (striped canvas in bands 8.7 centimeters wide, alternately white and color) in 1967 Also on offer, in Villeurbanne, is a retrospective of the "Cabanes," an in-progress suite begun in 1982 that takes architecture and the notion of in situ (central to Buren's thought) in a radically new direction.