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  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
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    A Renaissance building in the central Piazza dei Signori in Vicenza, Italy. The most notable feature of the edifice is the loggia, which shows one of the first examples of what have come to be known as the Palladian window, designed by a young Andrea Palladio. The building was originally constructed in the 15th century and was known as the Palazzo della Ragione. In 1546 Andrea Palladio was chosen to reconstruct the building. Palladio named the building a basilica, after the Roman civil struct…

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    1910-01-01
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  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
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    A palazzo in Vicenza, Italy, designed by Andrea Palladio in 1565 and built between 1571 and 1572. It is located on the central Piazza dei Signori, facing the Basilica Palladiana.

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    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
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    The central inset colonnade with its pedimented attic above and dome behind provides a discreet central emphasis. (Sir Banister Fletcher). Construction of the Victoria Embankment to the designs of Sir Joseph Bazalgette began in 1864 and was completed in July 1870.

    Somerset House is a large building situated on the south side of the Strand in central London, England, overlooking the River Thames, just east of Waterloo Bridge. The central block of the Neoclassical building, the outstanding pro…

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  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
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    The present grand entrance (the east wing of the south front), in “Hindoostani Gothic”, was added in 1788 by George Dance (and restored in 1910).

    It has been used as a town hall for several hundred years, and is still the ceremonial and administrative centre of the City of London and its Corporation. The Guildhall complex houses the offices of the City of London Corporation (only the City; not greater London) and various public facilities. It is a town hall, not actually a guild bu…

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  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
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    Mansion House is a rare surviving Georgian town palace in London. It is the official residence of the Lord Mayor of London. Dance’s designs of 1735 show the influence of Colen Campbell’s Wanstead House, Essex, particularly in the great hexastyle portico approached by a double flight of steps in two stages (now reduced to one). The internal arrangement around a courtyard (later filled in) included a ballroom lit by a clerestory and an ‘Egyptian Hall’, which took its name from a…

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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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  • 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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  • 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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