Philibert de l'Orme


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Noun1.Philibert de l'Orme - French royal architect who built the Tuileries Palace and Gardens in Paris for Catherine de Medicis (1515-1570)Philibert de l'Orme - French royal architect who built the Tuileries Palace and Gardens in Paris for Catherine de Medicis (1515-1570)
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D'entree de jeu, quelques definitions de l'architecte [much less than] moderne [much greater than] trouvees dans des ouvrages francais (de Philibert de l'Orme a Viollet-le-Duc) permettent a l'auteur de conclure qu'il n'existait pratiquement aucun architecte romand pendant l'Ancien Regime, si l'on entend par architecte, un [much less than] praticien du dessin et des mathematiques [much greater than] et un [much less than] intellectuel sachant concevoir et projeter.
This French chateau took 61 years to build and features an arched bridge constructed by Philibert de l'Orme. Although the house's architect is not known, it is clearly done in the French Renaissance style.