The good news: Transit ridership is booming in the French capital. But severe crowding now has authorities searching for short-term solutions.
The pioneering French designer and architect is the subject of a new retrospective at the Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris.
The city has devoted a section of its Ivry-sur-Seine cemetery to lower-carbon, chemical-free burials—with wooden grave markers used in place of tombstones.
The French capital region just launched a bikeshare program for electric bicycles, and now it wants to help people buy e-bikes of their own.
The plan for a shopping-mall-like extension to the city’s 19th-century Gare du Nord is "inacceptable," a group of 19 architects say.
From ancient Rome to modern Atlanta, the shape of cities has been defined by the technologies that allow commuters to get to work in about 30 minutes.
France has a long history of using official institutions to protect the French language from outside influence. Still, English keeps working its way in.
Cycling advocates have proposed a network of bicycle paths connecting the suburbs and city center, comparing their plan to the region’s rapid transit system.
A French environmental group is suing the city over widespread lead dust contamination released in the historic cathedral fire on April 15.
A record-breaking heat wave across London, Paris, and Amsterdam is signaling an urgent need for design and cultural changes to combat climate change.
Facing housing shortages and mass tourism, 10 major cities want the European Union to protect their ability to regulate vacation rentals at the local level.
The city plans to fill some small but treasured sites with trees—a climate strategy that may also change the way Paris frames its architectural heritage.
The architect, who died yesterday at the age of 102, designed iconic modern buildings on prominent sites around the world. Here are some that delight and confound CityLab.
After a criticized first installment, the city's design competition has a wider talent pool and a fairer distribution of commissions to redesign urban sites.
The once-ubiquitous form of lighting was novel when it first emerged in the early 1900s, though it has since come to represent decline.
Far from being a single author’s definitive text, the beloved cathedral’s history is a palimpsest.
As weekly protests continue in Paris, French President Emmanuel Macron is still trying to figure out what the “yellow vest” movement wants. It’s not an easy task.
Instagrammers love the colorful homes on Paris’s Rue Crémieux. Frustrated residents want gates to lock them out.
Take a look at the trains that will modernize France’s rail fleet and prepare the national provider to take on its first-ever competitors.
Residents of the city’s poorer, immigrant-heavy suburbs have for years asked the government to take their challenges seriously. They’ve had little success.