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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
This grand stone mansion, the 1914 Pittock Mansion near Portland, Oregon, combines a variety of French styles by American architect Edward T. Foulkes.
http://architecture.about.com/od/periodsstyles/ss/frenchstyles.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
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.
http://architecture.about.com/od/greatbuildings/ig/Sacred-Buildings/Chartres-Cathedral.htm
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 ...
http://architecture.about.com/od/earlychristianmedieval/ss/gothic_5.htm
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.
http://architecture.about.com/od/periodsstyles/ig/Historic-Styles/Baroque.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
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  ...
http://architecture.about.com/od/greatbuildings/ig/New-Wonders/Paris_Eiffel_Tower_FREE.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
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  ...
http://architecture.about.com/od/earlychristianmedieval/ss/gothic.htm
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