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Great Buildings of the WorldImmeuble d’habitation, rue de Meaux - Paris, France

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[FR] L’architecte italien Renzo Piano reçoit en 1991 l’Equerre d’Argent pour ce projet de logements. [EN] This residential complex in the 19th district of Paris is composed of 220 low-cost apartments.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 3/21/2016

last visited: never

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Great Buildings of the WorldFlats at Rue des Amiraux - Paris, France

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[FR] Cette construction des années vingt est une des plus intéressantes et abouties de l’architecte rouennais Henry Sauvage. [EN] in 1909 Henry Sauvage began designing buildings where the higher floors were like steps, each one set back.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 12/28/2015

last visited: never

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Great Buildings of the WorldCentre Georges-Pompidou - Paris, France

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[FR] Le Centre, qui accueille le public depuis 1977, est né de la volonté du Président de la République Georges Pompidou. [EN] Centre Georges Pompidou was named after the former president of France from 1969 to 1974, and opened on 31 December 1977.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: France

date approved: 7/23/2008

last visited: 5/7/2013

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Great Buildings of the WorldIRCAM Extension - Paris, FR

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Bâtiment de l'Institut de Recherche et Coordination Acoustique/Musique / Building of the Accoustic and Music Coordination Research Institute.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Infra-Blue

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 2/21/2015

last visited: 7/18/2014

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Great Buildings of the WorldInstitut du monde arabe

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[FR] Il a été conçu par un groupe d'architectes qui a tenté là une synthèse entre culture arabe et culture occidentale. [EN] Jean Nouvel won the 1981 competition with a project that proposed risk-taking solutions that have proven themselves.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: France

date approved: 7/6/2008

last visited: 1/20/2018

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Great Buildings of the WorldNotre-Dame Cathedral in Paris (France)

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Cathedral of Notre-Dame is not the largest cathedral in the world, but might be the most famous of all cathedrals. This masterpiece of Gothic architecture is located on the Île de la Cité, a small island in the medieval heart of the city of Paris.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dorcadion Team

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 5/28/2009

last visited: 10/15/2018

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Great Buildings of the WorldLa Sainte Chapelle - Paris - France

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La Sainte-Chapelle est destinée à abriter les plus précieuses reliques de la chrétienté dont la Couronne d'épines du Christ. The Sainte-Chapelle is destined to shelter the most precious relics of Christendom including the Crown of thorns of Christ.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 3/15/2017

last visited: 2/9/2019

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Great Buildings of the WorldPalais Garnier - Opera National de Paris - Paris, France

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The Opera National de Paris, or the Palais Garnier, Opera House was was built on the orders of Napoleon III as part of the great Parisian reconstruction project and was inaugurated on 5 January 1875 in Paris, France.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wildwoodke

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 1/10/2012

last visited: 1/26/2019

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Great Buildings of the WorldPanthéon in Paris (France)

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The impressive Panthéon is a neo-Classical church in the Latin Quarter of Paris. It was originally an abbey dedicated to St. Genevieve (the patron saint of Paris), but now functions primarily as a burial place for famous French heroes...

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dorcadion Team

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 5/28/2009

last visited: 4/1/2019

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Great Buildings of the WorldPyramide du Louvre in Paris (France)

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The XXth century addition to the Louvre Royal Palace complex is the famous glass pyramidal entrance - "Pyramide du Louvre", in my opinion really fine example of a perfect combination of modern and historic architecture...

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dorcadion Team

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 5/28/2009

last visited: 5/2/2017

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Great Buildings of the WorldLouvre in Paris (France)

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Palais du Louvre (former Roayl palace) is one of the largest and most visited museums in the world, and possibly the most famous of them all. The Louvre is definitely one of Paris's many must-visits...

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dorcadion Team

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 5/28/2009

last visited: 5/2/2017

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Great Buildings of the WorldMusée d´Orsay - Paris, France

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The Musée d'Orsay is a famous museum in Paris, France, on the left bank of the Seine. It is housed in the former Gare d'Orsay, an impressive Beaux-Arts railway station built between 1898 and 1900.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 10/11/2011

last visited: 1/23/2019

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Great Buildings of the WorldParis Metro Entrances - Monceau Metro Entrance, Paris, France

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Monceau Station is a Metro stop on the #2 line at Boulevard de Courcelles in Paris.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 3/15/2017

last visited: never

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Great Buildings of the WorldLe Bon Marché (Paris, Ile-de-France, France)

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[FR] Grand Bâtiment du Monde situé à Paris. [EN] Great World Building located in Paris.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LeBourguignon

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 2/21/2018

last visited: never

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Great Buildings of the WorldSt. Louis des Invalides - Paris, France

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La cathédrale Saint-Louis-des-Invalides fait partie de l'hôtel national des Invalides construit en 1676 sous Louis XIV pour abriter les invalides de ses armées. La cathédrale est aujourd'hui le siège du vicariat aux armées françaises.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 9/14/2011

last visited: 6/1/2019

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Great Buildings of the WorldEiffel Tower / Tour Eiffel - Paris (France)

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Once the tallest structure in the world, the Eiffel Tower is probably Europe's best known landmark and Paris's most famous symbol...

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dorcadion Team

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 5/28/2009

last visited: 9/20/2019

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Great Buildings of the WorldRue Franklin Apartments - Paris, France

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[FR] Révolutionnaire, ce bâtiment en béton figure parmi ceux qui ont marqué le début de l'architecture moderne. [EN] This apartment building is to be regarded as one of the canonical works of 20th-century architecture.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: France

date approved: 3/29/2010

last visited: 4/22/2011

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Great Buildings of the WorldLe Castel Béranger, 16th arrondissement - Paris, France

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[FR] L'immeuble « Le Castel Béranger » est un des chefs-d’œuvre majeurs de l'Art Nouveau Français. [EN] Never entirely resolved as a total composition, the Castel Béranger is nonetheless an important transitional work in Guimard's career.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: France

date approved: 3/16/2010

last visited: 8/17/2017

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Great Buildings of the WorldLe Grande Arche, Paris, France

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Le Grande Arche is a unique building int he great city of Paris. Danish architect Johann Otto von Spreckelsen (1929–1987) designed the winning entry to be a 20th century version of the Arc de Triomphe.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SUp3rFM & Cruella

location: France

date approved: 7/3/2008

last visited: 6/22/2019

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Great Buildings of the WorldChâteau de Fontainebleau - Fontainebleau, France

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With over 1500 rooms at the heart of 130 acres of parkland and gardens, Fontainebleau is the only royal and imperial château to have been continuously inhabited for seven centuries.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 5/28/2012

last visited: 2/17/2016

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Great Buildings of the WorldChateau de Versailles - Versailles, France

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The Palace of Versailles, or simply Versailles, is a royal château in Versailles in the Île-de-France region of France. In French it is the Château de Versailles.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 10/28/2011

last visited: 5/2/2017

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Great Buildings of the WorldVilla Savoye - Poissy, France

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[FR] La villa Savoye a été construite de 1928 à 1931 sur un terrain de sept hectares, par l'architecte Le Corbusier. [EN] The Villa Savoye is considered by many to be the seminal work of the Swiss architect Le Corbusier.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: France

date approved: 11/23/2008

last visited: never

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