A fantastic debate exists amongst architects as to the relationship between modern and historical architecture. The debate often separates the architectural community into those who are either for, or against, the cohesion of modern and classical design. The Paris Chamber of Commerce organized a competition to reconstruct and create an extension for the historical Advancia Business School in Paris, France.
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Heavy debate exists over the potential relationship between classical and modern architecture. Although the differences in style and form are most apparent, the materials used in classic, or historic, architecture differ greatly from those used in modern. Technology plays a critical role in the inherit differences between the approaches. While most classic buildings utilize materials that were readily available such as brick and timber, modern structures tend to use industrialized materials such as glass and steel.