Fondation Avicenne or Avicenna Foundation, the former Maison de l'Iran or Iran House, designed by Claude Parent, 1923-2016, Andre Bloc, 1896-1966, Hedar Ghiai and Mossem Foroughi, and opened in 1969, in the Cite Internationale Universitaire de Paris, in the 14th arrondissement of Paris, France. The building is made from steel frames with blocks four-storeys high suspended from them, with living areas contained within them. The CIUP or Cite U was founded in 1925 after the First World War by Andre Honnorat and Emile Deutsch de la Meurthe to create a place of cooperation and peace amongst students and researchers from around the world. It consists of 5,800 rooms in 40 residences, accepting another 12,000 student residents each year. Picture by Manuel Cohen. Further clearances may be requested.

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Fondation Avicenne or Avicenna Foundation, the former Maison de l'Iran or Iran House, designed by Claude Parent, 1923-2016, Andre Bloc, 1896-1966, Hedar Ghiai and Mossem Foroughi, and opened in 1969, in the Cite Internationale Universitaire de Paris, in the 14th arrondissement of Paris, France. The building is made from steel frames with blocks four-storeys high suspended from them, with living areas contained within them. The CIUP or Cite U was founded in 1925 after the First World War by...
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