31 October 2013

Hector Guimard's bouche du métro, Porte Dauphine

The bouche du metro (or métro entrance) at Porte Dauphine in the 16th arrondissement close to the Bois de Boulogne is the best example in the whole network. It is by the noted architect Hector Guimard (1867–1942), a major proponent of Art Nouveau. This work of art is particularly noted for its glass roof and its orange ceramic panels. It was opened in 1900.

My other Guimard post is linked below:

Parc Monceau (revisited), 8th arrondissement

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