Abbe Marc-Antoine Laugier 1713-1769. Born January 22, 1713 in Manosque, Provence Family of upper-class bourgeoisie Studied at ages 14-17 at college at Avignon to become a Jesuit priest, then on to Lyons, Province. Participated in public education with the Jesuits
to become a Jesuit priest, then on to Lyons, Province.
discovering buildings on his own.
regarding religious and political problems
“…it is above all important to think.” -Laugier
Chapter I: General Principles of ArchitectureThe Primitive Hut
The Primitive Hut
Article I: The Column
Article II: The Entablature
Article III: The Pediment