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Perret, Auguste

Auguste Perret Auguste Perret (12 February 187425 February 1954) was a French architect and a world leader and specialist in reinforced concrete construction.

Auguste, in collaboration with his brothers Gustave (1876-1952) and Claude (1880-1960), has erected the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées in Paris (1911, adapted from a project by Henry Van de Velde), the church of Raincy (1922), the Garde-Meuble national, and has also supervised the Havre re-construction.

In 2005, his post-World War II reconstruction of Le Havre was declared by UNESCO one of the World Heritage Sites 1).

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