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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
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 ...
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 ...
http://architecture.about.com/od/earlychristianmedieval/ss/gothic_5.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
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
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
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
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