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Architecture in France for Travelers - About.com
Your starting place for exploring architecture in France, with photos, features, and links.
French House Styles - Architecture Inspired by France
This grand stone mansion, the 1914 Pittock Mansion near Portland, Oregon, combines a variety of French styles by American architect Edward T. Foulkes.
Arc de Triomphe de l'Étoile - Paris, France - Architecture - About.com
Commissioned by Napoléon I to commemorate his military conquests, the Arc de Triomphe is the world's largest triumphal arch. Architect Jean François Thérèse ...
Sacred Buildings - Gothic Cathedral in Chartres, France - Architecture
Chartres is one of the most famous cathedrals in France, and is widely praised for its sculpture, stained-glass windows, and high gothic style.
Flying Buttresses and Gothic Style Architecture - Sainte-Chapelle in ...
The flying buttress, characteristic of Gothic architecture, on Notre Dame de Paris ... In this view of the Sainte-Chapelle in Riom, France (1248), you can see the ...
Baroque Architecture - Architecture History Photo Guide
What do imperfect pearls have to do with French Baroque building design? Learn more about a 17th century movement in art, music, and architecture.
French House Styles Architecture Inspiration - About.com
These individual regions were often so self-contained that isolation created a special culture, including architecture. The French Normandy House Style is an ...
Wonders of the World - Architecture - About.com
Learn more about Cast Iron, Wrought Iron, and Cast-Iron Architecture ... During construction, the Eiffel was considered an eyesore by the French, but the criticism  ...
Gothic Architecture - Chartres Cathedral and Gothic Architecture
Gothic architecture began mainly in France where builders began to adapt the earlier Romanesque style. Builders were also influenced by the pointed arches ...
Gothic Architecture- Medieval Churches and Synagogues
From the remarkable great abbey of Saint-Denis in France to the Altneuschul ( Old-New) Synagogue in Prague, Gothic churches were designed to humble man  ...
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