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Architecture in France for Travelers - About.com
Your starting place for exploring architecture in France, with photos, features, and links.
http://architecture.about.com/od/countriescultures/p/france.htm
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. Page 3.
http://architecture.about.com/od/greatbuildings/ig/Sacred-Buildings/Chartres-Cathedral.htm
Baroque Architecture - Architecture History Photo Guide
The Baroque Palace of Versailles in France began as a simple stone and brick home designed by Philibert Le Roy in 1624. In 1669, architect Louis Le Vau ...
http://architecture.about.com/od/periodsstyles/ig/Historic-Styles/Baroque.htm
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 ...
http://architecture.about.com/library/blarcdetriomphe.htm
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 ...
http://architecture.about.com/od/periodsstyles/ig/Historic-Styles/Gothic.htm
Architecture Timeline - Historic Periods and Styles
From Prehistoric to Postmodern, a whirlwind tour of architecture in the Western ... to classical ideas ushered an "age of awakening" in Italy, France, and England.
http://architecture.about.com/cs/historicperiods/a/timeline.htm
Romanesque Architecture - Architecture History Photo Guide
You may have difficulty identifying Romanesque architecture, which has many ... the Tower of the Basilica of St. Sernin (1070-1120) in Toulouse, France. Photo ...
http://architecture.about.com/od/periodsstyles/ig/Historic-Styles/Romanesque.htm
Eiffel Tower in Paris - Architecture - About.com
The Tower is named after Gustave Eiffel, the architect, designer, and engineer. ... During construction, the Eiffel was considered an eyesore by the French, but ...
http://architecture.about.com/od/greatbuildings/ig/New-Wonders/Paris_Eiffel_Tower_FREE.htm
Gothic Style Architecture - About.com
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 ...
http://architecture.about.com/od/earlychristianmedieval/ss/gothic_5.htm
French House Styles - Architecture - About.com
Chateauesque American homes were inspired by the manor houses of France. Learn more about these French-inspired American houses.
http://architecture.about.com/od/periodsstyles/ss/frenchstyles_5.htm
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