New Eco-District To Be Built In Strasbourg

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Construction of new eco-district will begin in the center of Strasbourg this month. The new Danube project, which designed by KCAP Zurich architecture studio, features the construction of a new urban district along the waterfront bordering a former p...

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Builders Demolish Russian Billionaire's French Chateau by Mistake

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Polish builders have demolished an 18th Century chateau in French Bordeaux belonging to a Russian businessman, apparently by mistake, reported The BBC. Mr Stroskin, who runs an import business in Warsaw, Poland, was shocked, when he heard about mista...

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The Louvre's New Islamic Galleries

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When I. M. Pei's glass pyramid opened at the Louvre more than 20 years ago, many argued that this 21.3 meters tall structure had destroyed the classical beauty of one of the world's great museums. But today, as crowds wait on long lines outside the p...

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Eiffel Tower Named Europe's Most Expensive Monument

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The Eiffel Tower has been named as the most valuable monument of Europe in a new survey.

It is difficult to believe now that the Eiffel Tower was originally built to last for only two decades. But thankfully it stayed on and became a per...

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The Wind Form Pavilion Created In France Medieval Castle

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The beautiful Windshape pavilion by nARCHITECTS stretched across the limestone walls of Lacoste, France like a luminous billowing spider's web, reported The Inhabitat.
Perched at the top of Lacoste on the castle of the Marquis de Sade, the W...

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