The CNIT, an enchanting brutalist building in Paris la Défense

The CNITformerly the french Center for New Industries and Ttechnics, has proudly displayed its brutalist concrete shell since 1958 in the La Défense district of Paris. Designed on the initiative of Emmanuel Pouvreau, president of the machine tool manufacturers’ union, by three Grand Prix de Rome architects, Jean de Mailly, Robert Camelot and Bernard Zehrfuss, … Read more

290-Square-Foot Paris Apartment Renovation Tour Photos

by Apartment Therapy Submissions published about 1 hour ago We independently select these products—if you buy from one of our links, we may earn a commission. All prices were accurate at the time of publishing. Name: MarionLocation: Paris, FranceType of home: One-bedroom apartmentSize: 290 square feetYears lived in: 1 year owned For more content like … Read more

‘the surreal world of elsa schiaparelli’ exhibits the italian couturière’s 520 works in paris

Shocking! The surreal world of Elsa Schiaparelli From July 6th, 2022 to January 22nd, 2023, the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris celebrates the creations of Italian couturière Elsa Schiaparelli in the exhibition ‘Shocking!’ The surreal world of Elsa Schiaparelli’, which brings together 520 works including 272 silhouettes and accessories by Schiaparelli herself, alongside paintings, … Read more

Discontinued Aesthetics: The Effects of Abrupt Changes in Urban Landscapes

Discontinued Aesthetics: The Effects of Abrupt Changes in Urban Landscapes Sundance Square, a new central place for the city of Fort Worth, TX, USA. Image Courtesy of PPS Share Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest Whatsapp Mail Or Public spaces play a significant role in organizing the life of every community but defining what differentiates them … Read more

The “Orgues de Flandre”, brutalist apartment buildings in Paris

The German-born architect Martin Schulz Van Treecka student of Jean Ginsberg, designed in the 1970s the “Orgues de Flandre”, a group of social housing buildings in the Villette district in the heart of Paris. Origami architecture for brutalist face-to-face With their spectacular corbels, two buildings, among the six that make up the Orgues de Flandre, … Read more