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Posts tagged 'Paris'

A la Francaise: All the highlights from Maison&Objet 2022

As Maison&Objet returned from 7-11 September, ICON shares some of the best highlights of this year’s edition, the rising stars of design to watch and

Design

Heart of Sciences Po’s new campus in Paris completed

Moreau Kusunoki has designed the central pavilion and courtyard of the university’s new campus, nestled in a former monastery Architecture practice Moreau Kusunoki has completed

Architecture

High-rise greenhouses open in Paris suburbs

The Cité Maraîchère project hosts and promotes sustainable urban agriculture Words by Francesca Perry French architecture firm ilimelgo has delivered the Cité Maraîchère, a hub

Architecture

Wrapped Arc de Triomphe unveiled in Paris

The Christo and Jeanne-Claude project, wrapping the iconic Parisian monument and realised posthumously, marks the end of an era – in more ways than one

Architects

Paris plans first ‘zero-carbon’ neighbourhood

With designs from practices including Tatiana Bilbao and Serie Architects, the development embraces the use of CLT, terracotta, hemp and raw earth Words by Sabrina

Cities

Snøhetta designs new headquarters for Le Monde in Paris

The large-scale, glass-clad office building had its fair share of challenges before coming to fruition – but aims to make a statement Words by Francesca

Buildings

Morag Myerscough’s ‘A NEW NOW’ lands in Paris

The British designer intends the tall and colourful street installation to bring everyday positivity to the French capital amid the pandemic Words by Francesca Perry

Design

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

Architects

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

Architecture

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,

Buildings

Editor's choice

Design London makes LDF debut this September

London’s biggest showroom of vintage Scandinavian furniture opens in Hackney Wick

Discover Boss Design’s sustainability journey and latest launch Sia

Top 5 architectural hideaways from around the world

Architectural firm Carlana Mezzalira Pentimalli completes Brixen Public Library in South Tyrol

ICON 210 : Winter 2022

Meet the couple who designed and built a tiny house holiday home in Dorset

Nick Cave and Knoll Textiles collaborate to unveil a vibrant collection of upholstery, wallcovering and drapery

From the Archive: A short history of the iconic Egg Chair by Arne Jacobsen

A duo of new exhibitions at MoMu unpack the role of twentieth century fashion


Architects

Wrapped Arc de Triomphe unveiled in Paris

Sir David Adjaye wins Royal Gold Medal for Architecture

Gómez Platero designs world’s first large-scale memorial to victims of the pandemic

RIBA goes digital-only with new wave of architect lectures

Turning a Roman ruin into an underground art museum

MoDusArchitects creates sculptural portal on Italian ring road

NEON’s Shiver House re-imagined in wood for 5th anniversary

Network Rail launches design competition to re-imagine local train stations

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


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Design London makes LDF debut this September

London’s biggest showroom of vintage Scandinavian furniture opens in Hackney Wick

Discover Boss Design’s sustainability journey and latest launch Sia

Top 5 architectural hideaways from around the world

Architectural firm Carlana Mezzalira Pentimalli completes Brixen Public Library in South Tyrol

ICON 210 : Winter 2022

Meet the couple who designed and built a tiny house holiday home in Dorset

Nick Cave and Knoll Textiles collaborate to unveil a vibrant collection of upholstery, wallcovering and drapery

From the Archive: A short history of the iconic Egg Chair by Arne Jacobsen

A duo of new exhibitions at MoMu unpack the role of twentieth century fashion


Videos

ICON Minds: the future of the home

ICON Minds: the future of work

Sustainable design: Pentatonic x Snarkitecture talk recycled materials

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