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Paris’ business district is undergoing a major revamp, complete with sprawling terraces and gardens, new avenues and towers under construction, organic restaurants and trendy bars.
The City of Paris recently signed a charter with 33 private companies and public institutions to green the city’s walls, roofs and other surfaces. The aim is to combat climate change while developing urban agriculture. The Mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo, keeps delivering on her promise to green the city. She recently signed a charter […]
The City of Paris delivered the building permit for the Tours Duo project on 22nd September. The asymmetrical towers designed by architect Jean Nouvel will see the light in the French capital in 2020. Chosen during an international competition held by the City of Paris on 24th April 2012, the Ateliers Jean Nouvel will finally […]
The City of Paris may pedestrianize the area surrounding the Garnier Opera, replacing busy streets and a chaotic crossroads with sprawling gardens. Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo is considering a proposal to transform the Place de l’Opéra — the square surrounding the Palais Garnier — into a pedestrian zone adorned with greenery and gardens.
As host country for the 21st edition of the International Climate Summit, France has been taking tangible steps to green its real estate sector. Encouraged by new legislation, financial incentives and environmental certifications, France’s construction industry has produced a number of eco-friendly edifices of late. The latest edition of the United Nations’ Climate Change Conference […]
Large university campus in the south of Paris and home to 40 residence halls representing 40 different countries, the Cité Universitaire celebrated its 90th birthday this year. It plans to grow in the next five years, adding 10 additional residences by 2020.
The city of Paris is inviting residents and architects to submit proposals for green car-free pedestrian zones on sections of the right bank. In 2014, Paris opened Les Berges de Seine on the left bank, near the Musee d’Orsay. The pedestrian zone is host to a range of activities, from bars and restaurants to rock climbing and urban […]
Imagine the high-rise buildings of Paris clothed with trees and gardens, transforming the city into a green landscape. This is the idea outlined in a recently published study, Paris Smart City 2050.