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One of the proposed designs incorporates a solar energy-powered roof.
After a devastating fire gutted parts of the historic Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, the French government announced an international competition to redesign the Notre Dame spire. One of the designs gaining public interest is a glass roof and spire that can harness ...
Some destructions were fatal.
The 6.1-magnitude earthquake that struck the Philippines on April 22, 2019 left many in Luzon shaken. In its wake, the natural occurrence left more than just a couple of items out of place. Operations were immediately halted in transportation systems, road and ...
The cathedral's tiny, buzzy residents made it through—and their beekeeper is over the moon about it.
Since 2013, three beehives—housing 60,000 bees each—have been kept on Notre-Dame Cathedral's roof. And this morning, CNN revealed that despite the recent fire, the bees are doing just fine."I got a call from Andre Finot, the spokesman for Notre Dame, who said there were bees flying ...
Only remnants of both sites remain after the 1871 eruption of Mt. Vulkan.
 The richness of the Philippines’ history is no secret to anyone. Relics of the past left behind by decades of colonial rule can be found around the country up until today, particularly in old the architectural design of old buildings and structures. ...
Take a look back at some of the architect's greatest works.
Acclaimed Filipino architect Francisco "Bobby" Mañosa has passed away today, February 20, 2019.His eldest child, Bambi Mañosa-Tanjutco, confirms his death through a Facebook post. She wrote:He has searched the world,He has faced its harms,Now he found his hero’s welcome in God’s arms.My ...
These historic, well-designed buildings deserve to be appreciated.
If you’ve wanted to go on an architectural tour and didn’t know where to start, you need not go far, as many of the country’s architectural gems are in plain sight, usually obscured by urban sprawl and traffic.“They serve as monuments to ...
Midcentury modern designs from Philippine Arts and Architecture Magazine.
Because of all the garish condominium buildings that continue to rise around Metro Manila today, beautiful Filipino architecture is a breath of fresh air. We see as much in these photos posted on Facebook by Team Manila co-founder and creative director Jowee Alviar, who ...
Its design is so complicated it’s been under construction for over a century.
The Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, Barcelona’s most visited site, draws over two million people every year. Over a century of construction has allowed its present-day builders to marry the Roman Catholic church’s late gothic designs with modern technology, allowing for unprecedented ...
As Frieze week kicks off, T&C selects the best cultural destinations to visit this season.
This season, the Windy City is home to a new solo exhibition by the London-based artist Enrico David at the Museum of Contemporary Art and a display of paintings by John Singer Sargent at the Art Institute of Chicago. In addition to design-forward ...
Studying might feel like less of a grind in one of these awe-inspiring libraries.
Gothic architecture, stained glass windows, suits of armor, and precious antiques—no, we're not talking about cathedrals or museums. Rather, those elements all belong to America's most stunning college libraries. Universities from New York to Seattle have dedicated lavish sums to constructing temples ...
So much more than a winter fling.
Each week seems to welcome a new attraction at the Miami Design District, whether it is the unveiling of a façade for its riotous parking garage or a new high-fashion flagship (Gucci, Dolce & Gabbana, Louis Vuitton, Prada, and Céline are just ...
Sting and Trudie Styler are reportedly the newest residents.
Sting and his wife, Trudie Styler, are the newest residents in the late Zaha Hadid'sfuturistic building on the High Line in New York City, the New York Post reports.The couple, who sold their duplex at the prestigious 15 Central Park West last year, are reportedly "renting ...