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Herzog & De Meuron's controversial Triangle Tower gets approval

Herzog & de Meuron's controversial Triangle Tower in Paris has been approved by the Administrative Court of Paris...

14 May 2019


Winning architecture team to design first decarbonised district of France announced

The winning project has been announced for the "Inventing Bruneseau" competition organised by the City of Paris and the SEMAPA...

10 May 2019


The profane and the sacred: why luxury firms rushed to support Notre-Dame

The April 2019 fire at the Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral came as an immense shock to the people of France, as well as throughout Europe...

By Jean-Noël Kapferer 9 May 2019


Miysis proposes fully-glazed roof, new spire for Notre-Dame Cathedral

Belgian visualisation design studio Miysis has reimagined the roof and spire of the Notre-Dame Cathedral, following the news that the France government will launch an international competition to design a new spire for the cathedral...

6 May 2019


Studio NAB proposes educational and socially active greenhouse roof for Notre-Dame Cathedral

Following the recent tragic fire at the Notre-Dame Cathedral, a series of images and proposals have started to circulate on social media for the redesign of its spire...

29 Apr 2019


Siemens Atlas of Digitalization measures six cities' digital readiness

Siemens has launched its Atlas of Digitalization, a new web-based application that reveals the readiness and potential of six major cities to embrace digitalisation...

24 Apr 2019


Henning Larsen Architects to transform Opéra Bastille in Paris

Danish architecture firm Henning Larsen Architects has unveiled its designs for the expansion and transformation of the French Opéra Bastille, the largest opera house in Paris...

7 Feb 2019


Kengo Kuma to design suspended museum on the Channel Coast of France

Kengo Kuma & Associates has won an international competition to design the Maritime History Museum of Saint-Malo in France...

1 Jun 2018


RIP Pam Golding

Property and real estate icon Pam Golding has passed away at the age of 90. Golding entered the male-dominated property industry in the 1970s and not only became a household name but a leader in the industry and an inspiration to female entrepreneurs everywhere...

4 Apr 2018


Lafarge loses Paris 'beach' deal over support for Trump wall

The City of Paris on Tuesday, 28 March, dumped French-Swiss group LafargeHolcim as supplier of sand for the makeshift "Paris Plages" beach over the company's readiness to supply cement for US President Donald Trump's controversial border wall...

29 Mar 2017

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