DESCRIPTION – Paris: Art Deco
In this architecture tour we will discover the Art Deco movement in Paris. Town planners have always undertaken Paris as a city made of monumental buildings. During the 1930’s, the Art Deco style movement went that way, offering elegant ornaments, purity of lines and palatial size to the architecture.
From palaces to palaces, this walk will made this great adventure of Art Deco alived. Born at the Art Decorative Exhibition of Paris in 1925, it ended with the apotheosis of the Art and Techniques Exhibition of Paris in 1937.
At that time, architects, for the most part, unknown, competed to win competitions that opened the way to express their believes on technic and modernity. Today the Art Deco District of Paris hosts the main cultural institutions of the city.
During our walk we will see the Champs-Elysées Theater, Tokyo Palace and the Chaillot Palace.