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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.
As part of the Reinventing Paris competition, a Japanese architect plans to build a unique structure complete with 1000 trees in the 17th arrondissement. One of 22 projects selected as winners in the “Réinventer Paris” or “Reinventing Paris” competition, the 1000 trees incentive will see the light between Porte Maillot and Porte des Ternes, in the […]
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 […]
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.
An innovative rooftop garden on Paris’ Galeries Lafayette is a fresh take on urban farming. Haute couture shoppers at Paris’ Galeries Lafayette will be surprised to know that hundreds of kilos of strawberries are floating on the roof above their heads. “Paris under the Strawberries” is an installation of walls of strawberries and other aromatic plants on the rooftop of […]