As the Covid-19 pandemic turns seething metropoles into virtual ghost-towns, what might the post-lockdown city look like?
Art Deco had its heyday in the 1920s and 1930s and was a modern interpretation of neoclassical style
The French prime minister announced the architectural competition following the fire at the central Paris landmark
The Paris-based architect talks to Icon's Peter Smisek about doing more with less in the French banlieues
The Parisian fair extended a friendly hand across the Channel last month with its focus on emerging British designers
January’s edition of the Parisian exhibition showed French designers in fine form, says Peter Smisek
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
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?
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
The expanding boundaries of the French capital are providing fertile ground for top architects, writes David Michon
At Maison&Objet in Paris last month, Icon caught up with six young Scandinavian designers to explore their practice, their similarities and differences and the future of design in the region
Inga Sempé is not an artist. She does not want her works to be preserved in a museum, and dislikes the idea of a design with a narrative. She is interested only in creating products that people will use – objects of everyday luxury, says Crystal Bennes
The venerable Parc Zoologique de Paris has been redeveloped to provide larger, more natural habitats for its 1,000 residents. But architects Bernard Tschumi and Jacqueline Osty's design also revels in the mechanics and theatre of these fake wilds