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Auguste Perret

Full name: Auguste Perret
Gender: Male
Born: February 12, 1874 in Brussels, Région de Bruxelles-Capitale, Belgium
Died: February 25, 1954 in Paris, Paris, France
Country: FRA France
Sport: Art Competitions


French architect, construction entrepreneur and town planner Auguste Perret was a world leader and specialist in reinforced concrete construction. He worked on a new interpretation of the neo-classical style. His brothers Gustave and Claude were also architects, all born in Bruxelles, Belgium. In 1940 Auguste Perret began teaching architecture at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris, where he had studied from 1891-1901. Before World War II the brothers worked in Paris, notably building the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées. After the war Auguste Perret became a town planner in Le Havre and built the first skyscraper in France at Amiens. He also designed broad boulevards and long street center lines.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 74 London Art Competitions Mixed Architecture, Unknown Event France FRA AC

Mixed Architecture, Unknown Event

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1948 Summer 74 London Art Competitions France Final Standings AC Project "Olympic Park", Paris
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