EUROPE-FRANCE/Paris-1

WORLD FAMOUS BUILDINGS

From 'Explore worldwide'1999',AGRAM' architectural information,'Guide to Modern Architecture in Paris'.Herve Martin 1990.

 

Arc De Triomphe
   Paris

 




 
Valentino entered an atelier for the first time in Paris. Architect by Chalgrin on 1806-36, height 49.54m and wide 44.82m. Photo by Jinseong Hwang(#4/2004), Byunggu Yu(#3,5,7/1991), Moonsoo Kwak(#6,8/1992).

 

Avenue des Champs-Elysees
   Paris




 Photo by Moonsoon Kwak(#3/1992), Yongchan Seol(#4,5/1992), Jinseong Hwang(#6/2004). 

  

Eiffel Tower
   
Champ de Mars, Paris


  

 The tower was erected in 1887-89 for the Paris Exposition observation tower. Designed by Gustave Eiffel. Construction System is exposed iron of Victorian Structural Expressionist style. A symbol of Paris worldwide. 320meters high rugged tracery of iron work. Commission from competition victory. Seperate 3-storys, 1st floor height 57m, 2nd floor 115m and 3rd floor is 274m. Photo by Moonsoo Kwak(#!/1992), Yongchan Seol(#2,3,5/2002), Jinseong Hwang(#8/2004), Byunggu Yu(#4,6,7/1992).

 

Champ de Mars
  
 Paris

 

From Eiffel Tower. Photo by Yongchan Seol on 1991.

 

View from Eiffel Tower
  
 Paris

 

 

Le Louvre
   Rue de I'Amiral de Coligny, Paris




 Architect by Pierre Lescot at Paris in 1546-1878. Building type was palace, art museum and construction System was cut stone bearing masonry. Urban, river front style was French Renaissance. Also designed by Catherine de Medici, J.A.du Cerceau II, Claude Perrault, etc. Photo was with Pont des Arts. Photo by Byunggu Yu(#1,2,5/1991), Yongchan Seol(#3,4/1992).

 

Le Grand Louvre
   Rue de I'Amiral de Coligny, Paris

 
 

 Architect by Visconti & Lefuel in 1852-57 of 19th Century Architecture/Second Empire Baroque-Louvre extensions. Photo by Jinseong Hwang(#1,2/2003), Byunggu Yu(#3,5/1991), Byunguh Yu(#4/1994).   

 

Pyramide du Louvre
  
34-36 Quai du Louvre, Paris




 Architect by Ieoh Ming Pei, Michel Macary & Georges Duval on 1983-89. Building type was art museum entrance and construction System was glass and steel rods and cable. A new visitor entrance to the Louvre museum complex, connecting elegantly to expanded galleries below the courtyards. A project that caused much controversy, but has been a popular success. It is the visible part of a mainly subterranean reconfiguration of the main circulation of one of the worid's greatest art museums. Promoted as being 'transparent', the 86 tonnes of glass and their steel support lattice are anything.

 

Arc De Triomphe du Carrousel
    Paris



 Architect by Percier & Fontaine on 1806-08 by Napoleon I following the model of the Arc of Constantine in Rome.The two arches built by Napoleon-Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel and the Arc de Triomphe at Etoile, were to commemorate his victories, and the grand army who had won them.The bronze horses on top of the Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel were taken from Saint-Marc of Venice.These were later returned after WWII. Photo by Byunggu Yu(#2,3/1991).

 

Quai du Louvre
   
Paris



 
Photo by Moonsoo Kwak on 1992.

 

Cathedrale Notre-Dame/Notre Dame Cathedral
   Place du Parvis de Notre Dame, Paris





 The most famous and beautiful Early Gothic style catholic church of the world. It was Architect by Maurice de Sully/Plusieurs Architectes on 1163-1350. Construction system was bearing masonry, cut stone. Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. It was seminal in the evolution of the French Gothic style. It is 110 ft high and the first cathedral built on a truly monumental scale. With its compact, cruciform plan, its sexpartite vaulting, flying buttresses and vastly enlarged windows, it became a prototypd for future French cathedrals. Photo by Byunggu Yu(#1/1991), Byunguh Yu(#2-5/1994,#6/1996).

 

Grand Palais
   Avenue Winston Churchill, Paris


 



 
Architect by Henry Deglane,Thomas sous la supervision de Charles Louis Girault on 1897-1900. Built for the Universal Exhibition of 1900. The Grand Palais from across the Seine and beyond the Pont Alexandre III with its guilded statues. Photo by Jinseong Hwang(#1/2004), Byunggu Yu(#2-9/1992).

 

Le Petit Palais
   
Avenue Winston Churchill, Paris

 


 Architect by Charles Louis Girault on 1897-1900. Built for the 1900 World's Fair, just at the Place de la Concorde located two structures covered by domes of iron and glass known as le Petit Palais and the Grand Palais. Photo by Byunggu on 1991.

 

Le Pantheon
   Place du Pantheon, Paris




 Architect by Jacques Germain Soufflot on 1758-89. Colonnaded aisle of the Pantheon-Interior of St.Genevieve suggests the poetic effect that Soufflot wanted his colonnade to evoke.  Photo by Byunggu Yu on 1991.

 

Paris L'Opera
   Place de l'Opera, Paris



 
Architect by Charles Garnier in 1862-75. Construction System was masonry, cut stone and Neo-Baroque style. Polychrome facade, opulent staircase. Commission by competition. The Opera Garnier, not to be confused with the modern L'Opera de Bastille, built recently in another part of Paris. Garnier's eclecticism is clearly seen in the composition of the facade. Phto by Moonsoo Kwak(#2/1992), Yongchan Seol(#3/1992).

 

Hotel de Ville/College des Quatre-Nations
   Place de l'Hotel de Ville, Paris
 
 


 
Architect by Domenico da Cortonna on 1530-1888. Now the Institute of France-Founded according to the instruction in Mazarin's will, the college stands in a small square overlooking the Seine. Photo by Byunggu Yu(#2/1991).

 

L'institut/Institute of France
   Quai Malaquais, Paris  




 
Architect by Louis Le Vau on 1663-84. Photo by Yongchan Seol on 2002.

 

Place de la Concorde
   Place de la Concorde, Paris



 
Architect by Jacques Ange Gabriel on 1753 for KIng Lousie 15. Photo by Byunguh Yu(#1/1994), Moonsoo Kwak(#2/1992), Yongchan Seol(#3/1992).
   

 

Enterance of Metro
 
  Porte Dauphine, Paris


 

 
Architect by Hector Guimard in 1899-1905 for light rail rapid transit stations, construction system is iron and glass of urban Art Nouveau style-graceful organic forms. Photo by Byunggu Yu(#2/1991), Moonsoo Kwak(#3/1992), Yongchan Seol(#4/1992).

  

Basilique du Sacre-Coeur/Church of the Sacre-Coeur
  
Butte Montmartre, Paris

 


 
On the right bank of the Seine-Paris, architect by Paul Abadie in 1874-1884, not completed until 1919. Photo by Byunguh Yu(#1,2,4/1994,#3,5/1996), Byunggu Yu(#6/1992).

 

Montmartre
   Paris



 
Montmartre with the Church of Sacre Coeur in the background. 

 

Arenes de Lutece
   49, Rue Monge et Rue des Arenes, Paris



 
Roman Letetia was situated on the flanks of the Left Bank. Photo by Byunggu Yu on 1992.

 

Architecture of Monument
   Paris




 
Photo by Byunggu Yu on 1992.

 

Eglise Sainte-Marie-Madeleine
   Place de la Madeleine, Paris



 
Architect by Pierr Alexandre Vignon on 1805-1823. On the site of 8, boulevard Malesherbes, the parish had a church dating from the 13th century rebuilt, in 1492 and again in 1559-60. Photo by Byunguh Yu on 4 November 2007.

 

Eglise Saint-Augustin
   46, Boulevard Malesherbes, Paris



 
Architect by Victor Baltard on 1868-1871. The expansion of this quarter called for the construction of a new church. Victor Baltard, architect of the Central Market (les Halles Centrales), was named project director. Making the most of iron, the newest construction material, Baltard was able to content himself with a triangular plot by eliminating buttresses and flying buttresses. Photo by Byunguh Yu on 4 November 2007.

 

Eglise Saint-Etienne du Mont
   Place Sainte-Genevieve, Paris



 
Architect by Vignier & Jean Turbillon on 1492-1626. Photo by Byunggu Yu on 1992.

 

Eglise Saint-Germain L'Auxerrois
   2 Place du Louvre, Paris

 

 
The remains of a Merovingian cemetery testify to the presence of a church as early as the 7th century, burned in 886. Photo by Byunggu Yu on 1991.

 

Tour Saint Jacques
   
Square de la Tour Saint Jacques, Paris



 
Architect by Jehan de Felin on 1508-22. Photo by Byunggu Yu on 1991.

 

Eglise de Dome
   
Place Vauban, Paris



 
Architect by Jules Hardouin Mansart on 1671-1706. Photo by Byunggu Yu on 1991.

 

Le Grand Hotel
   
Paris



 Photo by Byunguh Yu on 4 November 2007.

 

Benetton
   
Paris



 Headquarter of United colors of  Benetton. Photo by Byunguh Yu on 4 November 2007.

 

Gare Saint Lazare
   
Paris



 Photo by Byunguh Yu on 4 November 2007.