Architectures (ARTE documentary)
Architectures is a documentary series produced by the European public television channel ARTE, looking at architecture and its historical and
social functions to reveal its meaning and impact on humanity. This is a collection of 33 episodes of the series, exploring the most remarkable achievements
in modern architecture - from the works at the end of the 19th century to the latest creations by today's leading architects. Each episode focuses on
a single building examining the structure of the building, the architectural techniques as well as its historical and social functions. And also the film discovers
the role it has played in the evolution of architecture.
The Paris Fine Arts School: In the heart of Paris, Duban's Ecole des Beaux-Arts offers its students a potted history of architecture. It is the temple of the "Beaux-Arts" style, which has subsequently been copied all over the world.
|Episode 11 - The Paris Fine Arts School|
|Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux-Arts
The Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris is the original of a series of Ecoles des Beaux-Arts in French regional centers. In 1830, architect Felix Duban, a former student and winner of the Grand Prix de Rome, began a transformation of the site.
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