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Architecture of France

25 November 2009

1868 – Palais de Justice, Paris

Architects: Joseph L. Duc & Honoré Daumet Part of the much larger Conciergerie complex, this extension of the Palais de Justice was built between 1857-68. It faces a small tree filled square –...

23 October 2009

1872 – Grand Theatre, Tours, Indre-et-Loire, France

Architect: Léon Rohard Hidden away in a maze of narrow streets. it is difficult to appreciate the exterior design of the Grand Theatre. The interior is suitably ornate and imposing with balconies and...

21 November 2013

1874 – Chateau St. Michael, Cannes, France

Architect: T.T. Smith “Built two miles on the east side of Cannes, on the road towards Golfe Yuan, is situated on an eminence overlooking the Mediterranean, and commanding extensive views over the Estrelle...

25 February 2011

1874 – Design for a townhall, Paris, France

Published in The Building News, May 15th 1874.

03 November 2009

1875 – Palais de Justice, Le Havre, Haute-Normandie, France

Architect: Jules Bourdais From The Architect, January 23, 1875: Last Year year there was a competition among French architects for this building, and the prize was carried off by M. Jules Bourdais, who...

01 December 2009

1875 – Théâtre National de l’Opéra, Paris

Architect: Charles Garnier This is the thirteenth building to house the Paris Opera since the Opera was founded in 1669. Constructed as part of the great building programme which included the great boulevards...

21 June 2010

1875 – Villa for Baron S. St.Trivier, Lyon, France

Architect: T.T. Smith Published in The Building News, January 22nd 1875.

11 September 2012

1876 – Design for Church of St. Marthe, La Villette, Paris

Architect: Goldie & Child Unrealised design for a new church by George Goldie of Goldie & Child for the Saint Marthe Parish of Pantin, part of the Saint-Denis diocese. Elevations, sections and plans...

11 September 2012

1877 – Design for The Church of The Sacre ‘Coeur, Montmarte, Paris

Architect: R. Phene Spier & C.J. Phipps Unsuccessful design published in The Architect, December 26th 1877. Designed as a political and cultural monument, both a national penance for the supposed excesses of the...

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