Designing Paris: The Architecture of Duban, Labrouste, Duc, and Vaudoyer
by David Van Zanten
Publisher: The MIT Press 1987
Number of pages: 338
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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