Auguste Perret

Auguste Perret (12 February 1874 – 25 February 1954) was a and a of the architectural use of reinforced concrete.

His major works include the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, the first Deco in Paris; the of Notre-Dame du Raincy (1922–23); the Mobilier National in Paris (1937); and the , Social and Environmental Council in Paris (1937–39).

After he designed a group of buildings in the centre of the port of Le Havre, including St. Joseph's , Le Havre, to replace buildings destroyed by bombing during .

His reconstruction of the is now a World Site for its exceptional urban planning and architecture.

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