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The Architecture Guide to Paris

Paris is a compicated city and this guide is a good pocket companion but more from an architectural perspective.Contents ranging from extensive historical outline of the architecture to the most important buildings also around Paris, grouping the sites into eras, with architects portraits. The book also has  a special sections devoted to important building ensembles with recommendations for architecturally significant cafés and restaurants.

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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 metropolis.

Two proven experts guide the reader through all the historical architectural eras – from the Roman past to the present. The chronological sequence and the high-quality photos clearly reflect the typical characteristic of every era. As well
as approximately 500 individual buildings, the most prom-inent architects of Paris and every era are introduced. The wide range of information is complemented with numerous tips on the topic of architecture and a selection of restaurants and cafés which are sure to bring a special dose of enjoyment to fans of architecture.

 

Softcover: 432 pages
Publisher: Braun Publishing
Language: English
ISBN-13: 978-3037680025
Size: 23,9 x 13,7 x 2 cm





 
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