Bèton Brut

Cité Radieuse

During the Beton Brut course, the students took a field trip to Cité Radieuse in Marseille, 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 leap into Read more…

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Villa Savoye

Last week, during the Béton Brut course,  the entire class went to visit Villa Savoye; designed by master architect Le Corbusier.  The class before the excursion, the students learned about the specifics of the building, and now they were able to experience what they learned firsthand. This building was a Read more…

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Le Havre

The Paris Studio went on an Active Learning Field Excursion to Le Havre Commune in France as part of the Bèton Brut seminar course. The city of Le Havre, on the English Channel in Normandy, was severely bombed during the Second World War. The destroyed area was rebuilt according to the Read more…

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Église Notre-Dame du Raincy Visit!

During the BÈTON BRUT class, the students have lectures on Tuesday in the classroom. On Wednesdays, the class explores the actual sites that they are studying to gain a firsthand understanding. This week, the class visited the magnificent Église Notre-Dame du Raincy in Paris, France, for a closer inspection. Auguste Read more…

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Journées du Patrimoine

The Journées Patrimoine were on the weekend, September 18th and 19th.  This was an exceptional opportunity to visit some amazing architecture that is normally not open to the public. Students were having a chance to visit some exceptional architecture for their Bèton Brut seminar. The entire class went to Communist Read more…

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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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