Archinect - News 2014-07-23T22:56:04-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/62793956/18th-century-french-chateau-razed-by-mistake 18th-Century French Chateau Razed 'By Mistake' Archinect 2012-12-05T11:45:00-05:00 >2012-12-05T11:46:08-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/19/190u1k896bzscsdy.jpg" width="514" height="257" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The mayor's office in Yvrac said Wednesday that workers who were hired to renovate the grand 13,000-square-meter (140,000-square-foot) manor and raze a small building on the same estate in southwest France mixed them up. "The Chateau de Bellevue was Yvrac's pride and joy," said former owner Juliette Marmie. "The whole village is in shock. How can this construction firm make such a mistake?"</p></em><br /><br /><p> Via rfuller in the Forum: <a href="http://archinect.com/forum/thread/62791137/chateau-de-bellevue-destroyed-by-idiots" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Chateau de Bellevue destroyed by idiots.</a></p>