Jacques Soufflot – Architect Paris

Soufflot Architect, Paris Building, Pantheon, France, Design, French Project

Jacques Soufflot, France : Building Information

18th Century French Architecture by Jacques Soufflot

Jacques Soufflot – Key Projects

Le Pantheon de Paris / The Pantheon, Paris
Location: Paris Ve
Date built: 1789/90
Jacques Germain Soufflot, French Architect

Le Pantheon de Paris
photograph © Adrian Welch

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.

Pantheon Building Paris
photograph © Adrian Welch

Jean Bernard Léon Foucault conducted his famous experiment with a pendulum – Pendule de Foucault – in this building by Jacques Soufflot and to this day a 67m long pendulum still hangs here.

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Jacques Soufflot Architect – Practice Information

Former French architects practice

Paris Architects

Paris Architecture
Eiffel Tower
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Jacques Soufflot : Historic Architect

French Architects

Jacques-Germain Soufflot (July 22, 1713 – August 29, 1780) was a French architect in the international circle that introduced neoclassicism. His most famous work is the Panthéon in Paris, built from 1755 onwards, originally as a church dedicated to Saint Genevieve.
source: wikipedia
Website: Jacques-Germain Soufflot Paris

Paris church : Sacred Heart Church building
Sacré Coeur
photograph © AW

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