Henri Labrouste, Architect, Parisian Building, Bibliotheque Nationale, France
Henri Labrouste, Paris : Architecture Information
19th Century French Architect Practice - famous for the Bibliotheque Nationale
Henri Labrouste - Key Projects
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Bibliotheque Nationale / French National Library
Location: Quai François-Mauriac 75706, Paris XIIIe
A key Paris building that appears in most histories of world architecture. The Reading Room is noted for its advanced construction, using iron frame for its structure.
The architect Labrouste was appointed in 1854.
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Henri Labrouste - Practice Information
Pierre François Henri Labrouste
born in Paris
Trained at Collège Sainte-Barbe then later at École des Beaux Arts school of architecture in Paris, France.
Henri Labrouste travelled widely in Italy and stayed in Rome for six years.
Henri Labrouste : French Architect
President Mitterrand´s “Les Grands Projects” in Paris
lnstitut du Monde Arabe
Opéra de la Bastille
Cité de la Musique
Parc de la Villette
Bibliothèque Nationale François Mitterand
La Grande Arche de La Défense
Henri Labrouste : Historic Architect
Paris Buildings - key designs
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