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Architecture of France

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...

09 October 2014

1880 – Railway Station, Le Havre, France

Architect: M.J. Lisch The second railway station in Le Havre, built in 1880 to replace the original station of 1847. Replaced with a new station built in 1932 by Henri Pacon for the...

13 August 2009

1881 – Château de Chantilly, Oise, France

Architect: Honoré Daumet The Château de Chantilly comprises two attached buildings; the Grand Château and the Petit Château which was built around 1560 for Anne de Montmorency. The Grand Château was destroyed in...

09 October 2014

1884 – Villa Weber, rue Erlanger, Paris

Architect: Paul Sédille Although now best known for his rebuilding of the Printemps department store in Paris, Paul Sédille wrote numerous articles on the evolution of architecture in the 1870s and 1880s. It...

31 August 2009

1885 – New Country House, Boulogne, France

Architect: E.J. May