Unit 4: Architecture

  • Upload a photo(s) of your selected architectural form.

  • Who is the architect? Where is it located? What year was it constructed? What materials were used?

The architect is Jean Chalgrin, it’s located in Paris, France,¬†construction started on August 15, 1806, and materials that were used varied from limestone to¬†different metals.

  • What is the history of the architectural form? What is the purpose?

The Arc de Triomphe was made by Jean Chalgrin to glory the French Army.

  • Are there any memorable features or stories that make it more interesting to you?

Napoleon was actually the one who ordered the sculpture to be built so the French Army could be honored, and also, there are many intricate designs in the sculpture such as people standing up with weapons.

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