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Posts tagged 'Notre Dame'

Notre-Dame spire to be restored to pre-fire design

Speculation on a contemporary replacement for the damaged spire of the cathedral has been quashed by French President Emmanuel Macron. Image: Wandrille de Préville via

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A brief history of Notre-Dame Cathedral

Notre-Dame is one of the most recognisable buildings in Paris and took over 200 years to build Notre-Dame de Paris, also known as Notre-Dame Cathedral,

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A brief history of Gothic Architecture

Rosslyn Chapel is an example of Gothic Architecture The Gothic period spanned a long period of history and its intricate buildings are still captivating today

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Review of the year: Top stories of 2019

What were people talking about in 2019? Find out in our review of the year Looking back at 2019 from the aftermath of a December

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Notre-Dame spire design sparks angry remarks from general overseeing reconstruction

Notre-Dame cathedral caught fire on 15 April, with the fire burning overnight. Both the spire and roof were destroyed. Photo by Nivenn Lanos The army

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This Notre-Dame proposal uses charred timber and translucent walls for a flexible prayer space

Notre-Dame proposal by Gensler Just over three months since the fire that devastated the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, Gensler has revealed a proposal for

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Selfie-stick architecture is as empty as New York’s Vessel

  The Vessel is just the latest, most obvious example of structures designed for Instagram first, argues design critic and former OnOffice editor Elissaveta Marinova  

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France kicks off Notre Dame competition to rebuild cathedral’s spire

Notre Dame before the fire After Notre-Dame’s spire and roof were destroyed in a fire, plans to rebuild begin   The French Prime Minister Edouard

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Virgil Abloh: ‘I’m here to be an inspiration’

ICON 206: Winter 2021

Set designer Lydia Chan creates maximalist London installation

Mecanoo transforms Mies van der Rohe’s MLK Library

London basketball court co-designed with local residents

Mario Cucinella designs Tuscan cultural centre with ‘suspended plaza’

London’s Courtauld Gallery reopens after redevelopment

Stella McCartney creates bicycles with artist designs

Circus-inspired wooden theatre built in historic Béziers


Architects

RIBA goes digital-only with new wave of architect lectures

Architect David Chipperfield is known for his minimal designs

Tatiana Bilbao is one of Mexico’s most creative designers

The high-tech, inside-out design of Richard Rogers

Robert Venturi: a postmodernist pioneer

A look at the life of designer-inventor Richard Buckminster Fuller

Norman Foster is one of the early pioneers of high tech architecture

Bangladeshi architect Marina Tabassum is sensitive to tradition and culture

America’s architect: Frank Lloyd Wright


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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Virgil Abloh: ‘I’m here to be an inspiration’

ICON 206: Winter 2021

Set designer Lydia Chan creates maximalist London installation

Mecanoo transforms Mies van der Rohe’s MLK Library

London basketball court co-designed with local residents

Mario Cucinella designs Tuscan cultural centre with ‘suspended plaza’

London’s Courtauld Gallery reopens after redevelopment

Stella McCartney creates bicycles with artist designs

Circus-inspired wooden theatre built in historic Béziers


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Salone del Mobile: Tomas Alonso and Studio Brynjar & Veronika for Swarovski

New Nordic design

UK Construction Week

Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec

Nendo’s Oki Sato

Keiichi Matsuda: Augmented Hyper-Reality