Paris

When the World's Best Photographers Tackle Their Surroundings

Landscape-inspired highlights from last weekend's Paris Photo Los Angeles art fair.

The New Economy of City-Based Top Level Internet Domains

Dozens of cities will have the chance to design their own municipally focused microcosm of the web.

BIG's Newest Park Is Modelled After ... a City

The gigantic French green space is being billed as a "metropolis of retail, culture, and leisure."

See This Gigantic Red Ball 'Tour' Paris

Artist Kurt Perschke is installing an enormous red ball in a different Parisian location every day through April 28.

Imagining the World's Cities in the Ocean-Dominated 'Hunger Games' Universe

If climate change caused the waters to rise by 500 feet, this is what major international cities might look like.

Here's What It Would Look Like If Paris's Houses Could Fly

An artist reimagines the city's homes against the sky.

Could Paris End Up With a Metro Station Named After Serge Gainsbourg?

The system's expansion means plenty of jockeying to name the city's newest points of reference.

The Golden Age of Gondolas Might Be Just Around the Corner

Meet the evangelists of cable-drawn aerial transportation.

6 Hyper Exotic Urban Gardens

A surprisingly large number involve cars.

4 Out-There Designs to Cut the Carbon Footprint of Heated Sidewalk Cafés

SolarFloors, Urban Parasols and infra-red under-table heating.

Paris's Newest Lawnmowers Are ... A Flock of Black Sheep

It's all part of the city's new "eco-grazing" effort.

A Transit Expansion Designed to Force Paris to Make Peace With Its Suburbs

If any European city needed a radical structural rethink, it's Paris.

A Brief History of Suburbia's Rise and Fall

A new paper tracks suburbia from its ideological roots in the Victorian era to its harsh detractors in the modern age.

The Heated Terraces of Paris Are Safe, For Now

A ban on outdoor gas heaters from Parisian cafés doesn't look like it will be implemented anytime soon.

The Man Who Tried to Change the Soul of Paris

Michel Holley built a mini-city of hulking towers on the Left Bank. He thought he was creating a utopia, but most of the city disagreed.

Can Paris Cool Live Beyond the City Lines?

The view from the city's electronic music scene.

Odd Places to Spend the Night

Haven't you always wanted to sleep in a rusty car lofted over Amsterdam?

Attention Ladies of Paris: It Just Became Legal for You to Wear Pants

More than 200 years after it was initially drafted, the law was repealed. By a lady. Who may or may not have been wearing pants.

When a View Costs More Than Dinner

Observation decks can be good business, and The Shard in London hopes to cash in.