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  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
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    A government building located in Paris, the seat of the French National Assembly. The Palace was originally built in 1722 for Louise Françoise de Bourbon as a country residence surrounded by gardens. In 1768 Louis Joseph, Prince of Condé built a neoclassical palace. After the Revolution, the Council of Five Hundred was given the Palais Bourbon when the palace was redesigned for government use.

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    1910-01-01
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  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
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    Originally built (1615-1645) to be the royal residence of the the regent Marie de’ Medici, After the Revolution it was refashioned (1799-1805) into a legislative building. It was subsequently greatly enlarged and remodeled (1835-1856) and has been the seat of the Senate of the Fifth Republic since 1958.

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    1910-01-01
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  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
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    Dar Hassan Pacha is an 18th-century palace located in the Casbah of Algiers, Algeria. It was built in 1791 and used to belong to Hassan III Pasha. After 1830, it became the winter residence of the Governor of Algiers, and as a consequence, it was completely remodelled in 1839, when the entrance was changed and a new façade was created.

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  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
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    Image of the winter palace of the Governor of Algiers, Africa . This palace was built in 1790/1791 by Hassan Bacha El Khaznadji (Pasha Hassan the Treasurer). After 1830, it became the winter residence of the Governor of Algiers, and as a consequence, it was completely remodelled in 1839, when the entrance was changed and a new façade was created.

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    1910-01-01
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  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
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    This is the only surviving part of the original Palace of Westminster, dating from 1097.

    On 16 October 1834, most of the Palace was destroyed by fire. Only Westminster Hall, the Jewel Tower, the crypt of St Stephen’s Chapel and the cloisters survived. A Royal Commission was appointed to study the rebuilding of the Palace and decided that it should be rebuilt on the same site, and that its style should be either Gothic or Elizabethan. A heated public debate over the proposed styles ensued…

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    1910-01-01
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  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
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    On 16 October 1834, most of the Palace was destroyed by fire. Only Westminster Hall, the Jewel Tower, the crypt of St Stephen’s Chapel and the cloisters survived. A Royal Commission was appointed to study the rebuilding of the Palace and decided that it should be rebuilt on the same site, and that its style should be either Gothic or Elizabethan. A heated public debate over the proposed styles ensued. It was decided that neo-Classical design, similar to that of the White House and Congres…

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    1910-01-01
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  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
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    Antigua Guatemala (commonly referred to as just Antigua or la Antigua) is a city in the central highlands of Guatemala famous for its well-preserved Spanish Mudéjar-influenced Baroque architecture as well as a number of spectacular ruins of colonial churches. It has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. For 200 years, the Palacio was the home of the Spanish viceroy, making it the seat of power for all of Central America. The original building, modified many times over the centuries, w…

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    1910-01-01
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  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
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    Cardinal Carlo de’ Medici provided Maruscelli with his most significant commission, the rebuilding of the Palazzo Madama, Rome, between 1637 and 1642. Originally built in the late 15th century for Sinulfo di Castel Ottieri and acquired in 1505 by the Medici, the palace had been the family seat in Rome during the pontificate of Leo X. Various proposals, including schemes by Giuliano da Sangallo and Lodovico Cigoli, had been made for reconstructing the palace before Maruscelli began work in…

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    1910-01-01
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  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
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    The city bell-tower (h. 31 m; 1444) built by P. Radončić, R. Grubačević and D. Utišenović. The Column of Roland (Orlando) (1417) by Antun Dubrovčanin ( fl 1417-1424) was modelled on those erected in the other merchant republics of the Mediterranean.

    The combination of Renaissance arcades and Gothic windows in the piano nobile used in the Rector’s Palace became so fashionable that it was adopted for other residences, including the Sponza Palace, which has arcades (1519) by Nikola Andrijić…

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    1910-01-01
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