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Posts tagged 'Paris'

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

News

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

Features

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

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

Movements

10 of the most iconic buildings in Paris

Philharmonie de Paris. Photo by Guilhem Vellut  From the inside-out Pompidou Centre to a dazzling facades of the Philarmonie de Paris, we look at the

Buildings
Coronavirus and the City

Coronavirus and the City

Paris’ strict lockdown has seen the streets acquire an eerie quietude. As the Covid-19 pandemic turns seething metropoles into virtual ghost-towns, Joe Lloyd takes a

Comment

The Louvre and its great glass pyramid

  Once a royal residence, the Louvre Museum’s palatial courtyard now centres around a crystalline glass pyramid The Louvre sits on the right bank of

Buildings

Editor's choice

2021 Chicago Architecture Biennial kicks off

2021 RIBA Stirling Prize shortlist announced

Design London makes LDF debut this September

London’s Design District opens on Greenwich Peninsula

Dorte Mandrup completes Greenland visitor centre

London School of Architecture and Stephen Lawrence Day Foundation announce collaboration

Oases: Reinforcing the agility of the future workplace

What to see at the London Design Festival 2021

World’s largest floating office opens in Rotterdam 


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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2021 Chicago Architecture Biennial kicks off

2021 RIBA Stirling Prize shortlist announced

Design London makes LDF debut this September

London’s Design District opens on Greenwich Peninsula

Dorte Mandrup completes Greenland visitor centre

London School of Architecture and Stephen Lawrence Day Foundation announce collaboration

Oases: Reinforcing the agility of the future workplace

What to see at the London Design Festival 2021

World’s largest floating office opens in Rotterdam 


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