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Designing Paris: The Architecture of Duban, Labrouste, Duc, and Vaudoyer

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Designing Paris: The Architecture of Duban, Labrouste, Duc, and Vaudoyer
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Publisher: The MIT Press
ISBN-13: 9780262368025
Number of pages: 338

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The book explores the revolution in French architecture that began around 1830 under the leadership of Felix Duban, Henri Labrouste, Louis Duc, and Leon Vaudoyer. It shows how these four architects dominated their profession during the Monarchy of July and the Second Empire of Napoleon III, producing works of elasticity and brilliance.

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