History of Paris

Foundation Cartier

For one of the last excursions for the students in Paris, they visited the Foundation Cartier. This is a building the students were assigned a reading about in the History of Paris course they are attending while here. They were assigned to write a critical review about the building.   Read more…

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History of Paris

Musée d’Orsay

Last Thursday, November 7th, the students had yet another opportunity to explore a building that they read about in the history class here. They visited Musée d’Orsay, a train station turned museum. The students were assigned to write their own review of the building. They truly got to understand the building Read more…

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History of Paris

Maison Verre

The very tucked away Maison Verre was the next field excursion the students undertook. The famous Glass House was amazing to see in person. Its combination of custom made glass panels and its intricate use of steel made the building unlike anything they had ever experienced.   The students take Read more…

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History of Paris

Villa Savoye

Sometimes the students stay in the classroom to study history, but this day the students left the classroom and ventured out to one of the most iconic buildings in the architecture world, Villa Savoye. The students have learned about this building through hearing different stories and reading about it. On Read more…

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The Panthéon Visit!

The students had their class in the world renown Pantheon in Paris, France. The students had the amazing opportunity of observing the architecture closely and seeing the details they have only heard and read about. What an extraordinary class the students had.   The front facade of the Panthéon was Read more…

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Ecclesiastic Transect

The first day of official class here in Paris was one to never be forgotten. The students were paired into groups of two and assigned a church or cathedral in city of Paris to give a short presentation about. The class, and the professor, walked to these sites throughout the Read more…

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