Bèton Brut

Palais D’Iena

During the Beton Brut course, the students to took a field trip to Palais D’Iena in Paris, France to take a closer look. The students were led through this magnificent building by a tour guide that made sure to explain the significance of the building. The students took a major Read more…

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UNESCO

During the Beton Brut course, the students research different structures that are comprised of concrete. This day, the students ventured outside of the classroom and visited the United Nations Educational, Scientific,  and Cultural Organization, or better known as UNESCO. The variety of patterns, shapes, and the different variations of concrete Read more…

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Église Notre-Dame du Raincy

Last week, during the Béton Brut course,  the entire class went to Le Raincy to visit the amazing Église Notre-Dame du Raincy. The class before the excursion, the students learned about specifics of the building, and now they were able to experience what they learned firsthand.This building was a wonderful experience Read more…

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ESTP Visit and Asphalt Lab

Last Wednesday the members of the Paris Studio participated in the final Active Learning Field Excursion of the semester. École Spéciale des Travaux Publics, du Bâtiment et de l’industrie (ESTP) is a public works and infrastructure school located just outside the Paris city limits. ESTP has a roadway materials lab which Read more…

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Couvent de la Tourette

As part of the Bèton Brut seminar class, the Paris Studio went on an overnight Active Learning Field Excursion to Couvent de la Tourette in Eveux France. After learning about the monastery during the week students were able to tour the entire complex as well as spend time documenting and Read more…

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Notre Dame de Raincy

As part of the Beton Brut seminar class students engage in Active Learning Field Excursions, one of which was the visit to Notre Dame de Raincy by Auguste Perret. Designed and constructed as a showcase of the abilities of reinforced concrete as a structural building material. Economic reuse of formwork Read more…

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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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