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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
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.
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.
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 ...
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 ...
Baroque Architecture - Architecture History Photo Guide
Learn more about a 17th century movement in art, music, and architecture. ... The Baroque Palace of Versailles in France began as a simple stone and brick ...
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 ...
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.
Eiffel Tower in Paris - Architecture - About.com
Eiffel Tower in Paris, France. Nominated World Wonder: La Tour Eiffel. Eiffel Tower, iron lattice, Champ de Mars in Paris, design by Gustave Eiffel. The Eiffel ...
The Louvre Museum in Paris - Architecture - About.com
Learn about the architecture of the famous Louvre Museum in Paris, France.
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