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The City of Paris has finally announced the 22 winners of the “Réinventer Paris” competition, launched in November 2014. The Mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo recently announced the 22 winning projects of the urban design competition “Réinventer Paris”, or “Reinventing Paris”. A call for projects to rebuild and renovate select spots across the city was […]
Paris recently welcomed the completion of the Trio Daumesnil, three eco-friendly buildings. Their construction is part of an urban project to create a new business district stretching out to the Gare de Lyon station. Three buildings, collectively known as the Trio Daumesnil, were recently completed in the 12th arrondissement of Paris. Their launch is part […]
French deputies are supporting an amendment that may make it illegal for tenants to sublet their properties on short-term rental websites such as Airbnb without their landlord’s explicit approval.
In conjunction with the “Reinventing Paris” competition, the City of Paris is looking to refresh its riverbanks. Accordingly, it will launch a new call for innovative projects next month along with Rouen, Le Havre and other riverside towns. Eager to renovate its cityscape, the French capital will soon be the scene of a new project […]
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.
If the Paris Mayor has her way, the quay on the right bank of the Seine will be closed to cars starting in summer 2016. The pedestrian-only bank will feature a public park, farmer’s market, and other dockside activities. A tramline may also be in the works, crossing Paris from east to west by 2020. In […]
On 15th September, the City of Paris announced its plans to undertake major renovations on 14 of its museums, many of which are listed heritage sites. The City of Paris recently announced an investment plan to restore and modernize its 14 municipal museums. The project will cost 100 million euros, with the city providing 87 […]
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.
Former Parisian warehouse located in the 19th arrondissement has delivered its first housing units. After 5 years of conversion work, what was once a large railway warehouse bordering the ring road in the northeast corner of Paris is nearing completion. Families have already moved in to the units, half of which will be low-income housing.
A residential development on the banks of the Seine offers Marais lovers a change from historical apartments.