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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
French House Styles - Architecture Inspired by France
Use this handy guide to see if your house has characteristics of charming styles borrowed from France. Take a photo tour of French styles in America.
http://architecture.about.com/od/periodsstyles/ss/frenchstyles.htm
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 ...
http://architecture.about.com/od/periodsstyles/ss/frenchstyles_3.htm
French House Styles - Architecture Inspired by Normandy
Normandy, on the English Channel, is a somewhat rural and agricultural area of France. Some French style homes borrow ideas from the Normandy region, ...
http://architecture.about.com/od/periodsstyles/ss/frenchstyles_2.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
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
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
The Louvre Museum in Paris - Architecture - About.com
Learn about the architecture of the famous Louvre Museum in Paris, France.
http://architecture.about.com/od/greatbuildings/ig/Museum-Architecture/The-Louvre-.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
The Tower of Pisa and Duomo di Pisa in Italy are the most common and popular examples of this period architecture. The French Basilica of St. Sernin (open ...
http://architecture.about.com/od/periodsstyles/ig/Historic-Styles/Romanesque.htm
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