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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.
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  ...
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 ...
Architecture Timeline - Historic Periods and Styles
Renaissance Architecture 1400 to 1600 AD A return to classical ideas ushered an "age of awakening" in Italy, France, and England. Andrea Palladio and other ...
Flying Buttresses and Gothic Style Architecture - Sainte-Chapelle in ...
In this view of the Sainte-Chapelle in Riom, France (1248), you can see the broad masonry buttresses extending from the stone pillars to the main wall of the ...
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 ...
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, ...
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