VM111 Paris Walks: Discover the architecture of today in the centre of Paris

  • 11 Mar 2016
  • 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
  • Meet at 10:20 am at the entrance of the BHV-Marais store. Intersection Rue de Rivoli - Rue du Temple. Metro line 1 or 11: Hôtel de Ville.


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Friday, 11 March 2016
Cost: €25

Paris, one of the most beautiful cities in the world has a unique architectural heritage. The major part of this heritage comes from the 19th century with Haussmann's works.

But did you notice that Paris is also a city that constantly be on the move? The Pompidou center, the Canopy of Les Halles, the New Samaritaine store, the French ministry of Culture... Each one represents a new step in the exciting evolution of Paris.

Do you know what the colors of the pipes on the Pompidou Center represent? Come and learn the history surrounding Les Halles market since 1137? And learn how many pyramids the Louvre really has with Alex, and discover Paris with a true Parisian architect.

This walk will cover the 1st and 4th arrondisement.

Instructor: Alex Lapinte-Law: Architecte hmonp, historien du patrimoine , and guide-conférencier.

Please come prepared with comfortable walking shoes.

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