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Architecture of France

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...

24 March 2014

1878 – Doulton Building, Exposition Universelle, Paris

Architect: J. Starke Wilkinson Elevation of the Doulton Building at the 1878 Exposition Universelle, Paris. Based on the design of a building by Wilkinson at their base in Lambeth – Southbank House, the...

22 July 2009

1878 – Royal British Commission, Exposition Universelle, Paris

Architect: Gilbert R. Redgrave The third Paris World’s Fair, called an Exposition Universelle in French, was held from 1 May through to 10 November 1878. It celebrated the recovery of France after the...

05 March 2014

1878 – Ceramics Pavilion, Exposition Universelle, Paris

Architect: Marcel Deslignieres Architectural detail of the Ceramic Pavilion, designed by Marcel Deslignieres, for the 1878 Exposition Universelle.

30 July 2009

1879 – Carcassonne Cathedral, France

Architect: Eugène Viollet-le-Duc Carcassonne was struck from the roster of official fortifications under Napoleon and the Restoration, and the fortified cité of Carcassonne fell into such disrepair that the French government decided that...

10 November 2010

1879 – The Hertford British Hospital, Paris, France

Architect: Paul-Ernest Sanson Front Elevation to Rue de Villiers & small ground plan published in The Building News, May 16th 1879. The Hertford British Hospital was founded in 1871 by Sir Richard Wallace...