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guide to the architecture of Paris

Norval White

guide to the architecture of Paris

by Norval White

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Published by Scribner"s, Maxwell MacMillan in New York, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementNorval White.
The Physical Object
Paginationxlviii, 446p. :
Number of Pages446
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22223275M
ISBN 100684192934

The refined architecture is renowned, too — and there's even a quiet, English-style garden on the ground of the Trianon Estate. The Queen's Hamlet Last but not least, this charming nook on the Estate was Marie-Antoinette's preferred place (apart from Le Petit Trianon) to get away, and (scandalously) play at simple peasant life. The city of Paris has notable examples of architecture of every period, from the Middle Ages to the 21st century. It was the birthplace of the Gothic style, and has important monuments of the French Renaissance, Classical revival, the Flamboyant style of the reign of Napoleon III, the Belle Époque, and the Art Nouveau style. The great Exposition Universelle () and added Paris.

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Paris is a magnificent city, worthy of all the superlatives that have been heaped upon it for centuries. Its graceful streets, soaked in history, really are as elegant as they say. Its monuments and museums really are extraordinary, and a slightly world-weary fin-de-siècle grandeur really is part. For centuries, Paris has been the undisputed center of France. Just as the capital has always dominated the country’s fortunes, it has also played and continues to play a unique and trend-setting role in the story of French architecture. The present architectural guide opens the door to the architecture of this fascinating, multifaceted.


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This guide to the architecture of (mostly) Paris covers nearly two thousand years, from the Roman period to the present day, even including a chapter on "current tendencies".

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THE GUIDE TO THE ARCHITECTURE OF PARIS was published over twenty years ago (in the early s) and I used it extensively at that time on two long visits to Paris while I was in architecture school. The author, Norval White, is both an architecture expert and excellent writer- he is better known as the coauthor of the AIA GUIDE TO NEW YORK /5(6).

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