Notes on the Geography of Vietnam: Colonial Hanoi: Photo 24
Enter le style indochine. The effort to accommodate local culture in colonial architecture was instigated by Ernest Hébrard, head of the Indochina Architecture and Town Planning Service from 1923 to 1931. Previously Hébrard had done the master plan for Thessalonika, destroyed by fire of 1917. Now, in 1924, he did a master plan for Hanoi. Here, from 1926, is his Indochina University, now Hanoi University.
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