Art in Architecture

Four French Architects You Should Know: Eiffel, Prouvé, Perrault, and Ricciotti

Hosts: Rubina Siddiqui, Assoc. AIA, Senior Product Specialist – BIM Solutions, Vectorworks Inc.
Steve Alden, AIA, NCARB, Architect, Vectorworks Inc.

This webinar discusses the lives and influences of Gustave Eiffel, Jean Prouvé, Dominique Perrault, and Rudy Ricciotti. Participants will discover the interconnections among their work and examine the technology that supported their design solutions.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Recognize how cultural roots influence how designers resolve their design challenges through architectural style.
  2. Examine how architects of the past influence those designing today and how subsequent projects often carry a conceptual imprint from earlier works.
  3. Discuss the role of new technologies in advancing design ideas and construction methods.
  4. Investigate the lives and times of four prominent French architects and evaluate how their individual styles are interconnected across 100 years of public building construction.

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