Soufflot Architect, Paris Building, Pantheon, France, Design, French Project, Dates
Jacques Soufflot, France
18th Century French Architecture: Architectural Information on Key Building Works
post updated 16 May 2021 ; 16 Aug 2017
Jacques Soufflot – Key Projects
Le Pantheon de Paris / The Pantheon, Paris, France
Location: Paris Ve
Date built: 1789/90
Design: Jacques Germain Soufflot, French Architect
The Pantheon in Paris was designed by Jacques Soufflot as a church under King Louis XV, a monument to Saint Geneviève.
Marie Curie, Victor Hugo, Émile Zola and Voltaire are interred in the crypt below Le Pantheon de Paris.
Jean Bernard Léon Foucault conducted his famous experiment with a pendulum – Pendule de Foucault – in this Parisian building, and to this day a 67m long pendulum still hangs here.
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Location: Paris, northern France, western Europe
French 18th Century Architect Practice Information
Former French architects practice
Paris church : Sacred Heart Church building
photograph © AW
New Paris Architecture designs
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photograph : Clément GUILLAUME
2024 Paris Olympics’ Aquatics Center
Architects: VenhoevenCS and Ateliers 2/3/4/
image courtesy of architects
2024 Paris Olympics Aquatic Center Building
28 Social Housing Units, Courbevoie
Architects: Koz architectes
photography © Guillaume Grasset and Jean-Baptiste Pellerin
28 Social Housing Units in Courbevoie
In 2007, Groupe 3F and the Courbevoie Town Council launched a competition for a social housing project on the last remaining plot in the urban development zone of Les Fauvelles. The proposal was selected over those offered by SOA Architectes and LAN Architecture.
Hôtel Lutetia, 45 Boulevard Raspail, Saint-Germain-des-Prés, 6th arrondissement
Renewal Design: Jean-Michel Wilmotte Architects
photograph courtesy of architects office
After being acquired by The Set and closed for four years of restoration, Lutetia is finally re-opening its fabled doors on 15th May, beginning a new chapter in the wonderous life of this iconic hotel.
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