Thursday, January 28, 2016

WHO WAS GEORGE-EUGENE HAUSSMAN?


Was George Eugene Haussman the greatest architect of all time or is he to blame? Do your research and decide to what extent Napoleon is to be applauded for giving him free rein in his architectural endevours.
Familiarize yourself with the issue:
Reading material to make notes on
·         The man who created Paris http://www.bbc.com/culture/story/20160126-how-a-modern-city-was-born
·         Haussman and new Paris https://www.mtholyoke.edu/courses/rschwart/hist255-s01/mapping-paris/Haussmann.html  Click the ribbon on the right to access details of the changes Haussman made
Reading material and accompanying audio to make notes on:
·         George Eugene Haussman http://uh.edu/engines/epi2523.htm
Videos to make notes on:

·         George Eugene Haussman’s urban renewal of Paris http://study.com/academy/lesson/georges-eugene-haussmann-s-urban-renewal-of-paris.html

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