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Bright Paris apartment maximizes space with built-ins

A renovation split one bedroom into two and filled the living room with clever built-ins.

How Paris became a cycling success story—and built a roadmap for other cities

The City of Light became the City of Bike, and U.S. cities should take notice.

A hotel is opening at the Palace of Versailles

Le Grand Contrôle is a 14-room hotel opening on Versailles’s grounds next year.

Paris is turning 3,000 of its green benches ‘smart’

Bluetooth beacons will monitor how much action the benches see.

World’s largest rooftop urban farm to open in Paris next year

The farm will be home to more than 30 different species of plants that will grow vertically with aeroponic farming, a method that uses nutrient-filled mist to nourish the produce.

Shigeru Ban proposes simple temporary chapel for Notre Dame site

The Pritzker-winning Japanese architect is proposing an airy pavilion designed around simple, recyclable materials.

Paris to plant mini urban forests to combat climate change

Paris is about to get even more beautiful.

Latest Notre Dame rebuild concept is all glass, wood, and trees

The vision includes a transparent top level built lined with trees, offering a prime view of a replica of the fallen 19th-century spire.

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Notre Dame fire and restoration: News and updates

The latest about Paris’s iconic Gothic cathedral, the aftermath of the April 15, 2019 fire, and restoration efforts.

Notre Dame fire: The first interior photos of the Paris cathedral

The cathedral has been saved from total destruction.

JR transforms the Louvre pyramid into a wild optical illusion

The street artist used 2,000 pieces of paper to make the museum’s iconic glass pyramid look like it it’s rising from a quarry.

Paris unveils Champs-Élysées fountains featuring more than 3,000 Swarovski crystals

Designers Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec created six new fountains for the Champs-Élysées.

Residents of super Instagrammable Paris street want influencers out

This week, the residents asked the city to close the street to visitors during the evenings and on weekends.

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The 30 best things to do in Paris if you love design

A native Parisian on the best courtyards, secret gardens, speakeasies, galleries, and more in the City of Light.

In Paris, mixing flea market finds and scores from ‘the French Craigslist’

Writer, creative director, and pastry chef Jackie Kai Ellis makes a home near the Canal St. Martin in the City of Light.

Want a piece of the Eiffel Tower? That’ll cost you $45K

On November 27, Paris auction house Artcurial is selling a 24-step chunk of the tower’s original staircase.

You can now tour Le Corbusier’s Paris apartment and studio

After two years of renovation, the Paris apartment where Le Corbusier lived and worked from 1934 to 1965 is now ready for the public to visit.

Paris’s plan to ban cars from the Seine holds up in court

A new ruling says a two-mile stretch along the river must stay open for walking and biking.

Fine art goes full digital in new Paris museum

Projectors cast work from 19th and 20th century artists against every conceivable space, creating an immersive 360-degree experience.

Paris apartment goes bold with green kitchen

Set against birch wood countertops and shelving, the hue almost becomes a neutral—one that’s neither too boring or flashy.

A high-design soup kitchen opens in Paris

Volunteers serve 100 meals a day inside this architectural beauty, created in the vaulted crypt of a Parisian church.

Paris transit stations and roads close as the River Seine floods

After weeks of intense rain, rising water levels on the River Seine have put Paris on flood alert.

Paris micro apartment squeezes it all into 290 square feet

The efficient space is divided into three zones by way of large birchwood furniture units that integrate a variety of functions.

Soaring Paris loft with indoor Japanese garden wants $2M

The 18th arrondissement home has a 30-foot-high atrium under a glass ceiling.

Classic Paris apartment goes minimal with stark renovation

Combining the drama of 19th century architecture with the austerity of contemporary design is this enticing renovation of a Parisian apartment by Peruvian architect Diego Delgado-Elias.

Prefab barrel-vaulted roof extension is a Parisian dream come true

The structure was built in a factory and assembled on site in just 15 days.

Installation of architectural ruins takes center stage at Paris's Le Bon Marche

With "Aura," Tresoldi fashioned two outsize neoclassical domes, each offering a counterpoint to the department store’s 19th-century interiors.

Paris’s Notre-Dame needs $120M to save its crumbling facade

In recent years, large chunks of stone have chipped off the landmark cathedral’s elaborate facade.

Paris university looks positively pastel in cool new photo series

The aesthetic at this public science university in Paris’s fifth arrondissement is "Her" meets "Blade Runner."

Tour a Paris apartment filled with Ettore Sottsass gems

Taking center stage are three glazed ceramic totems by Memphis founder Ettore Sottsass, whose work Zana has been collecting for over 15 years.

3 Paris apartments you can buy right now, from the compact to the opulent

Let’s take a quick jaunt to Paris, where the real estate is as beautiful as its gardens and baked goods.

World’s largest startup campus opens in Paris

The 366,000-square-foot former freight station now features upcycled, glass-capped shipping containers as rooms.

Paris to redesign three defunct metro stations

A call for proposals invites partners to imagine projects that are not only architectural, but also economic, cultural, and social that will address major challenges facing urban centers today.

Paris loft in heart of city asks cool $9.7M

We’re never not dreaming about owning a pied-à-terre in Paris, so here’s one we’ve added to our fantasy real estate portfolio.

1800s Parisian photo studio turned into airy modern apartments

These two rooftop abodes get exceptional natural light from all that glass.

Escape to this dreamy Parisian artist studio for $2.6M

Just take a minute and treat yourself to the fantasy of living a glamorous Parisian life in this lofty light-filled Montparnasse home.

Loft-like modern home near Paris is bright and cozy

This asymmetrical, monolithic home makes a grand statement on the exterior, but on the inside, the loft-like spaces focus on privacy and the daily activities of the family.

Gorgeous Paris renovation strikes balance between elegant and modern

Prepare to feast your eyes on an incredible renovation of a 20th century maison located in Saint-Cloud, a tony suburb right outside Paris.

Cool Parisian coworking space takes over former industrial building

Dubbed Deskopolitan, the space clocks in at 4,430 square feet, and includes a series of open work desks, meeting rooms, telephone booths, and a café. (There’s also a barber shop, because 2017.)