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17 September: Tribute to Eugène Viollet-le-Duc

Eugène Viollet-le-Duc (27 January 1814 – 17 September 1879) Eugène Viollet-le-Duc was a French architect and theorist who lived in the 19th century. He is best known for his work on the restoration of medieval buildings, particularly Gothic cathedrals. He believed in the idea of “restauration,” which involved not only repairing and preserving historical buildings, but also making modifications and additions to them in order to make them usable for modern purposes.

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