A diagram comparing a 1000m version of Kingdom Tower to other supertalls:
Source: Gizmodo, http://cache.gawkerassets.com/assets/images/4/2011/08/building-comparison-gizmodo.jpg
New renderings (as of August 1st 2011):
The observation platform at approximately 675m+...
Les Docks de Saint-Ouen is a large urban renewal project over a former industrial site in north Paris. Started in the 2000s, 1 750 housing units, 17 000 m² of offices and a 12 ha park have already been delivered. Ultimately, when the project will be fully completed in 2025, it will include 443...
Watek ma troche nawiazywac do podobienstw, roznic i powiazan dwoch najwiekszych metropolii zachodniej Europy. Ale jak na ironie tym razem do Paryza dotarlem w drodze powrotnej z Hiszpanii i spedzilem tam tylko kilka godzin przesiadajac sie z Gare Montparnasse na Gare du Nord skad lapalem...
W prawdzie nie mamy tutaj w dziale wątków zagranicznych, nie mniej myślę, że warto założyć nowy temat dla tak wielkiego przedsięwzięcia, jakie miejmy nadzieje lada moment będzie miało miejsce.
Thought I'd share a small selection of photos from my weekend visit to Paris. The full gallery from the trip is here:
It's a city I've only visited once or twice before; despite living within easy reach of it...
The Most Beautiful European City Before WWII
While it is true that the European cities we often hold to be quintessentially beautiful today (Paris, Prague, Vienna, Rome etc.) have long been so, how did they compare to those cities that were irreparably altered by the ravages of time and (in...
Il y a un projet ambitieux de rénovation, on peut même dire restructuration pour Gare du Nord.
Games of the XXXIII Olympiad
2024 SUMMER OLYMPICS
The cities have been placed in the poll in the order that the IOC draw placed them; Los Angeles, Budapest and Paris.
The host of the XXXIII Summer Olympic Games will be selected in 2017 in Lima, Peru, during the IOC's...
The Eiffel Tower might be the greatest building from the Industrial Revolution.
It has both the beautiful ornamentation of older classical styles and the light and simple shape of later modern architecture.
Some background on the Eiffel Tower...
Auguste Perret (*1874 Ixelles/Belgium, †1954 Paris) is a pioneer of classical / early modern architecture,
on the verge between neoclassicism, Art Deco, Nouveau, Streamline and other 20th century styles.
He was a world leader and specialist in reinforced concrete construction and has proven as...
Since my other thread got closed for some reason, this will be a thread to demonstrate where architectural styles of the 19th century can be found throughout the world.
This thread is for historicist architecture/revivalism of the mid- and late 19th century.
There is only a "Lost France" thread. Would like to see what is Lost in Paris over these years. ~ Inspired from the Lost London thread.
All Architecture lost in Paris will go in this thread. This thrad is for the architecture of Paris that was destroyed by natural causes or by human causes.
Compile the photos of greatest structure in these styles and compare! WOuld be cool to see all this!
Besides Haussmann and Victorian style, just discuss these two eras (Mid 1800s - early 1900s) in general.
Edit: Compare all architecture from mid to late 1800s. Victorian, Haussmann etc..
Projet Urbain : environ 104.000 m² SHON
Logements : environ 56.000 m²
Bureaux : environ 33.000 m²
SOHO : environ 8.000 m²
Équipements publics : environ 6.000 m²
Commerce : environ 800 m²
Hôtel logistique multimodal : environ 40.000 m² SHON
Des SOHO veut dire "Small Office Home Office" ce sont...