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Pictures of the Week- Royal Saltworks at Arc-et-Senans

Pictures of the Week- Royal Saltworks at Arc-et-Senans

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The Saline Royale (Royal Saltworks) is a historical building at Arc-et-Senans in the department of Doubs, eastern France. It is next to the Forest of Chaux and about 35 kilometers from Besançon. The architect was Claude-Nicolas Ledoux (1736–1806), a prominent Parisian architect of the time.

Monday, February 09, 2015 | | Add a Comment

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Pictures of the Week- La Tourette

Pictures of the Week- La Tourette

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Sainte Marie de La Tourette is a Dominican Order priory on a hillside near Lyon, France designed by architects Le Corbusier and Iannis Xenakis.

Wednesday, February 04, 2015 | | Add a Comment

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Pictures of the Week- The Chapel at Ronchamp

Pictures of the Week- The Chapel at Ronchamp

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The Chapel at Ronchamp, Le Corbusier

Saturday, January 31, 2015 | | Add a Comment

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Picture of the Week- Red Ireland

Picture of the Week- Red Ireland

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Ireland isn’t just Green…

Tuesday, March 04, 2014 | | Add a Comment

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Picture of the Week- Esparon, France

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The village of Esparon is a small village located south of France. The town is located in the department of Gard of the french region Languedoc-Roussillon.

Friday, October 25, 2013 | | Add a Comment

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Picture of the Week- Irish Round Tower at Glendalough

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Irish round towers (Irish: Cloigtheach (singular), Cloigthithe (plural) – literally “bell house”) are early medieval stone towers of a type found mainly in Ireland.

Thursday, October 24, 2013 | | Add a Comment

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MAKE THE CONNECTION 2013: Proceeds to benefit The Architectural Foundation of San Francisco

MAKE THE CONNECTION 2013: Proceeds to benefit The Architectural Foundation of San Francisco

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Make the Connection is an annual mixer that brings together professionals from the architectural, construction, engineering, facility management, green building, interior design and marketing communities in Northern California for an evening of conversation and cocktails. Presented by AIA, IIDA, IFMA, SMPS, and USGBC.

Monday, June 10, 2013 | | Add a Comment

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Short Takes: The Bridge to Yaxchilan.

Short Takes: The Bridge to Yaxchilan.

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Most people don’t know that the longest bridge in the world, until 1377, was not in Rome, China or the Middle East. It was in the Central American Mayan city of Yaxchilan.

Friday, January 11, 2013 | | Add a Comment

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