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Grande Arche and Smaller Arch

If you’re not at La Défense for a business meeting you are probably there to see the huge, cube-like Grande Arche.  Sadly, you can’t go up the arch any more, for safety reasons, but you can admire it from below.

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If you walk from there, past the shopping centre, towards the Arc de Triomphe, you’ll come to a smaller, curvier arch.

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Minimalism at La Defense

It is not as awe-inspiring, but it does make a wonderful contrast with the surrounding angular buildings.

Linked to Arches, Minimalist and B&W Sunday.

3 replies »

  1. That’s a smashing shot, Debbie. The dark arch reflections and contrasts with glass building in the background – wonderful. It works great both for minimalism and elegance 🙂

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