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  1. Irish Architecture Forum In theory this could be modded for other cities to create a 3D model for one of our local cities. Including certain inbuilt proposals. This seems to have more tools for buildings than say cities skylines...
  2. Megatalls
    A diagram comparing a 1000m version of Kingdom Tower to other supertalls: Source: Gizmodo, New renderings (as of August 1st 2011): The observation platform at approximately 675m+...
  3. General Urban Developments
    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...
  4. Zagranica
    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...
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  6. Zabytki
    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. Stan aktualny: Skala pożaru:
  7. Urban Showcase
    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...
  8. European Classic Architecture and Landscapes
    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...
  9. European Classic Architecture and Landscapes
    Here are some examples of linear streetscapes (streetlines) from french cities. I'll try to add more in the future... Paris | Rue Gabrielle Rouen | Rue du Gros Horloge Deauville | Rue du Casino
  10. Transport ferroviaire
    Il y a un projet ambitieux de rénovation, on peut même dire restructuration pour Gare du Nord.
  11. Stadiums and Sport Arenas
    Games of the XXXIII Olympiad 2024 SUMMER OLYMPICS CANDIDATE CITIES 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...
  12. Foreign Topics
    В прошлом году был в Париже выложу свои фото, которые сделал на свою сотку.
  13. European Classic Architecture and Landscapes
    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...
  14. Subways and Urban Transport
    Le Millénaire river shuttle. It links the Millenaire district (shopping mall and offices) with Corentin Cariou metro station (line 7).
  15. Proposed Skyscrapers
    In Surennes, next to to the river seine. it's a mixed project (flats amd hotel). The top connects the 2 towers with a restaurant, bar swimming pool and garden
  16. Architects
    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...
  17. Stadiums and Sport Arenas
    New thread and new poll!
  18. Architecture
    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.
  19. Architecture
    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.
  20. Architecture
    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..