Tuesday, 02 June 2020 10:57

Revisiting Christo: wrap legend

After news that Christo, perhaps best-known for gift-wrapping the Pont Neuf and Reichstag, has died of natural causes aged 84, we revisit Christopher Turner's portrait of the Bulgarian artist from the ICON vault. 

Published in Features

Notre-Dame is one of the most recognisable buildings in Paris and took over 200 years to build

Published in Buildings
Tuesday, 28 April 2020 09:35

10 of the most iconic buildings in Paris

From the inside-out Pompidou Centre to a dazzling facades of the Philarmonie de Paris, we look at the most iconic modern architecture in Paris 

Published in Buildings
Monday, 06 April 2020 12:30

Coronavirus and the City

As the Covid-19 pandemic turns seething metropoles into virtual ghost-towns, what might the post-lockdown city look like?

Published in Comment
Tuesday, 10 March 2020 14:00

The Louvre and its great glass pyramid

Once a royal residence, the Louvre Museum's palatial courtyard now centres around a crystalline glass pyramid
Published in Buildings

Art Deco had its heyday in the 1920s and 1930s and was a modern interpretation of neoclassical style 

Published in Movements
Wednesday, 02 October 2019 00:41

The world of Charlotte Perriand opens in Paris

Published in Diary

The French prime minister announced the architectural competition following the fire at the central Paris landmark

Published in News

The pair collaborated with Swarovski to create a striking new display for the Champs-Elysées

Published in News
Wednesday, 29 August 2018 15:25

Tadao Ando

Published in Diary

CitizenM Hotel marries convenience and creative design to deliver lush interiors on a budget

Published in Features

Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais, Paris

5 April - 9 July 2018

Published in Diary

The Paris-based architect talks to Icon's Peter Smisek about doing more with less in the French banlieues

Published in Features
Tuesday, 21 February 2017 15:10

Maison & Objet 2017: Rising Talents

The Parisian fair extended a friendly hand across the Channel last month with its focus on emerging British designers

Published in News
Monday, 20 February 2017 15:23

Mutations-Créations / Print the World

RIBA, London
8 March — 25 June

Published in Diary
Wednesday, 25 January 2017 12:34

Highlights: Maison & Objet

January’s edition of the Parisian exhibition showed French designers in fine form, says Peter Smisek

Published in News
Tuesday, 05 July 2016 00:46

Entrepôt Macdonald

Under OMA’s masterplan, 15 star architects have reinvented Paris’s longest building as a gargantuan groundscraper – a new city district behind a riot of competing facades

Published in Features
Friday, 03 June 2016 09:37

Selling Scandinavia

Paris auction house Artcurial launched its pioneering sales of classic Scandinavian design last year, but has the trend for Nordic collectibles peaked before it even got started?

Published in Features
Friday, 22 April 2016 15:29

Rue de Lourmel

TVK Architectes’ development forges a strong sense of identity out of an eclectic range of styles and functions – from a crèche to an old people’s home

Published in News
Thursday, 24 March 2016 00:00

Paris goes grand

The expanding boundaries of the French capital are providing fertile ground for top architects, writes David Michon

Published in Comment
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