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Jacques Soufflot Architect France

18th Century French Architecture: Architectural Information on Key Building Works – Foucault pendulum

post updated 10 July 2021; 16 Aug 2017

Jacques Soufflot – Key Projects

Le Pantheon de Paris / The Pantheon, Paris, France
Location: Paris Ve
Date built: 1789/90
Design: Jacques Germain Soufflot, French Architect

Le Pantheon de Paris building by Jacques Soufflot Architect
photograph © Adrian Welch

The Pantheon in Paris was designed by French architect Jacques Soufflot as a church under King Louis XV, a monument to Saint Geneviève. Marie Curie, Victor Hugo, Émile Zola and Voltaire are interred in the crypt below Le Pantheon de Paris.

Pantheon Building Paris design by Jacques Soufflot Architect
photograph © Adrian Welch

Jean Bernard Léon Foucault conducted his famous experiment with a pendulum – Pendule de Foucault – in this Parisian building, and to this day a 67m long pendulum still hangs here.

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Paris church : Sacred Heart Church building
Sacré Coeur
photograph © AW

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HEC Student Housing
photograph : Clément GUILLAUME

2024 Paris Olympics’ Aquatics Center
Architects: VenhoevenCS and Ateliers 2/3/4/
2024 Paris Olympics Aquatics Centre building
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2024 Paris Olympics Aquatics Center Building

28 Social Housing Units, Courbevoie
Architects: Koz architectes
28 Social Housing Units Courbevoie Paris
photography © Guillaume Grasset and Jean-Baptiste Pellerin
28 Social Housing Units in Courbevoie
In 2007, Groupe 3F and the Courbevoie Town Council launched a competition for a social housing project on the last remaining plot in the urban development zone of Les Fauvelles. The proposal was selected over those offered by SOA Architectes and LAN Architecture.

Hôtel Lutetia, 45 Boulevard Raspail, Saint-Germain-des-Prés, 6th arrondissement
Renewal Design: Jean-Michel Wilmotte Architects
Hotel Lutetia Paris building
photograph courtesy of architects office
Hôtel Lutetia
After being acquired by The Set and closed for four years of restoration, Lutetia is finally re-opening its fabled doors on 15th May, beginning a new chapter in the wonderous life of this iconic hotel.

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