In many cities, growth has led to a situation where the metropolitan area is considerably bigger than the city proper. Paris, where the city limits remain frozen as they were in 1860, is an extreme case of this phenomenon. Today only 21% of dwellers of the Parisian "urban unit" live in the municipality of Paris, which covers a scant 4% of the metropolitan territory. This…Continue
Added by Stéphane Kirkland on March 1, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments
Covering 320 acres (130 hectares), it is, according to its developer, the largest development project in Paris since Haussmann’s time.
Seine Rive Gauche is part of a set of…Continue
An overview of the development of the Bercy neighborhood, a very interesting recent urban project in Paris http://stephanekirkland.com/2011/11/the-new-bercy-neighborhood/
Added by Stéphane Kirkland on November 28, 2011 at 7:47pm — No Comments
A post about a super-interesting exhibition going on at the Cité de l'Architecture on that quintessential Parisian building type, the hôtel particulier: The Hôtel Particuler: A Parisian Ambition
Added by Stéphane Kirkland on November 16, 2011 at 8:34pm — No Comments
A post about an art exhibition in Paris going on for about 10 more days http://ning.it/uLmOSD
Added by Stéphane Kirkland on November 15, 2011 at 8:15pm — No Comments
Paris, Paris, was first published in 2005. Its reissue this year is a perfect opportunity for those who have any level of knowledge or interest in Paris to read this splendid book.
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Added by Stéphane Kirkland on November 14, 2011 at 12:37pm — No Comments