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 Citadel of Lille: The Citadel of Lille was built between 1668 and 1671 at the request of Louis 16th of France, from plans drawn up by the engineer and military architect Sebastien Le Prestre de Vauban.
|Episode 32 - The Citadel of Lille|
|Citadel of Lille
The Citadel of Lille is a pentagonal citadel of the city wall of Lille, in France. It was built between 1667-1670. It hosts the Corps de reaction rapide France.
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