Beyond Paris

Weekend Explorations

Last weekend was a ‘Green’ weekend, which means students are able to explore cities outside of Paris. For their first adventure some students chose to visit the interesting city of Brussels. While some students chose to attend a Paris-St. Germain soccer game in Parc de Princes here in Paris.   Read more…

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Bèton Brut

Villa Savoye

Last Wednesday the Paris Studio got the opportunity to visit Le Corbusier’s Villa Savoye. As part of the Béton Brut seminar class students were able to spend 3 hours on site doing sketches and material studies while taking in a structure well ahead of its time!   Rear facade of Read more…

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Studio

Palais de Tokyo

Last Thursday the Paris Studio spent class time sketching, observing, and documenting the site conditions of Palais de Tokyo, a contemporary art museum, which will serve as the site for their semester project. This site was selected for its unique sectional quality due to being located on a hillside, as Read more…

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Beyond Paris

Honfleur Excursion

As part of the program the Paris Studio will be joining other Paris Center students on excursions throughout the semester. The first of which was a day trip to the port city of Honfleur. Located on the southern bank of the fleuve Seine where it meets the Atlantic Ocean Honfleur Read more…

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Orientation Week

Paris Transect

During Orientation week students were assigned a church/cathedral in which to research and present to the studio. On Thursday each student took turns leading the group throughout the city to visit each church in chronological order, ranging from the 6th – 19th century. The Paris Studio walked 10 miles in Read more…

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Orientation Week

Paris from the Seine

During Orientation week the Paris Center hosted a boat tour on the River Seine to give students a unique view of Paris.   A River Seine boat with the Ile de la Cité in background   LSU students mingle with students from other disciplines and schools also hosted by the Read more…

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Orientation Week

Orientation & Paris Explorations

Last week our Paris Program students began their semester abroad with Orientation. Mornings were dedicated to getting acclimated to the French experience (culture, education, housing, etc.). In the afternoons students were able to wander through the city and discover the beauty of the Paris. Study Abroad Class of 2018 gathers Read more…

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