Metallic architecture in the 19th century

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Metal began to be used in architecture and civil engineering in the late 18th century. First employed for technical reasons, metallic architecture was used for the covered markets, train stations, bridges, covered galleries, large pavilions at the World's Fairs, like the Crystal Palace in London in 1851.

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The Garabit Viaduct is a railway arch bridge spanning the River Truyere near Ruynes-en-Margeride, Cantal, in the mountainous Massif Central, Auvergne Region, France. Gustave Eiffel, Rickety Bridge, Pont Paris, High Bridge, Queenstown New Zealand, Rio, Bridge Design, Visit France, Civil Engineering

The Garabit Viaduct was built by Gustave Eiffel between 1880 and 1884 after a design by the civil engineer Leon Boyer. #metal #bridge #metallic #bridge #19thcentury #eiffel

Gare du Nord ( also known as Paris-Nord) main hall- North Station in Paris, France Paris At Night, London City, Paris France, Charles Garnier, Foreign Service Officer, Paris Metro, Night Train, Second Empire, Metro Station

Gare du Nord in Paris. built by architect Jacques Ignace Hittorff between 1961 and 1866. #metal #metallic #architecture #paris #19thcentury #hittorff

Visible rivets on the metal structure of the Eiffel Tower. Tour Eiffel, Metal Structure, Crystal Palace, World's Fair, 18th Century, Door Handles, Metallic, Tower, Paris

Visible rivets on the metal structure of the Eiffel Tower. #metallic #architecture #19thcentury #WorldFair #Paris

Iron and cast iron frame, Alexandria Theatre, St. Crystal Palace, World's Fair, Civil Engineering, Train Station, Alexandria, Civilization, 18th Century, Cast Iron, Taj Mahal

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Charpente en fer et fonte de fer du Théâtre Alexandrin à Saint Pétersbourg

Menier Chocolate Factory is a factory building and wind mill that was built from 1865 until The project is located in Noisiel, Seine-et-Marne Ile-de-France, France. Space Time, Chocolate Factory, Crystal Palace, World's Fair, Le Moulin, Civil Engineering, Windmill, Architecture, Paris France

Moulin Saulnier (Noisiel, 1872) | Structurae

Moulin Saulnier (Noisiel, 1872) | Structurae

Customise Album sur la construction de la Tour Eiffel by Louis-Emile Durandelle and decorate your walls with our art prints handmade in France. Tour Eiffel, Monuments, Charles Garnier, Vintage Architecture, Construction, Second Empire, Le Palais, French Photographers, Tours

Louis-Emile Durandelle, Album sur la construction de la Tour Eiffel

Retrouvez les plus belles photos des œuvres d’art exposées dans les musées de France. Peinture, sculpture, dessin...

Inside the Galerie des Machines in Paris. It was built for the Paris World's Fair of 1889 by Charles-Louis Ferdinand Dutert, and demolished in Tour Eiffel, Innsbruck, Steel Trusses, Construction, Crystal Palace, World's Fair, Civil Engineering, Belle Epoque, 18th Century

Inside the Galerie des Machines in Paris. It was built for the Paris World's Fair of 1889 by Charles-Louis Ferdinand Dutert, and demolished in 1909. #metallic #architecture #19thcentury #worldfair #paris #france

Pavilion of Machines (La Galerie des Machines), an exhibition hall constructed for the Exposition universelle de Paris in 1889 by Charles-Louis Ferdinand Dutert. It was demolished in Note the "new" Eiffel Tower in the background. Paris 1900, Old Paris, Vintage Paris, Paris France, Tour Eiffel, Ferdinand, Earth Poster, Centenario, Photos Voyages

Galerie des Machines in Paris. In the foreground trams. In the background, the Eiffel Tower. The Machine Gallery was built for the Paris World's Fair of 1889 by Charles-Louis Ferdinand Dutert, and demolished in 1909. #metallic #architecture #19thcentury #worldfair #paris #france