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 Garnier Opera: Charles Garnier's sumptuous Paris Opera is one of the jewels of 19th-century architecture. From the moment it was opened, the public was overwhelmed by the rich variety of materials used in its construction and decoration.
|Episode 13 - The Garnier Opera|
The Palais Garnier is a 1,979-seat opera house, which was built from 1861 to 1875 for the Paris Opera. It was known as the Palais Garnier in recognition of its opulence and its architect, Charles Garnier.
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