E-1027 villa

E-1027: Gray’s Modernist Dream on the Côte d’Azur

A few years ago, while swimming at Roquebrune-Cap-Martin beach, in a sedate corner of the Côte d’Azur close to the Italian border, I looked up and noticed a house perched above the sea. Even...

The Changing Face of Paris

A Paris City Council vote by secret ballot in November 2014 effectively closed the book on the ‘Tour Triangle’, the most significant skyscraper project in the capital since the Tour Montparnasse opened more than...

Saint-Paul de Vence: The Jewel of the French Riviera

The glitzy and glamorous seaside resorts of Nice, Cannes and St Tropez might receive all the attention on the French Riviera, however, the region is home to another jewel, one nestled high up in...

Riviera Buzz: New 3D Images of Belle Époque Nice

Visitors to Nice are as dazzled by the Mediterranean seascape as they are by the city’s architecture, flamboyant relics of the Belle Époque. (Be sure to check out our February 2014 cover story on...

Théâtre Jean-Claude Carrière Opens in Montpellier

There’s a stunning new theatre in Montpellier. What’s so striking about the architectural design is that the Théâtre Jean-Claude Carrière is entirely eco-friendly: constructed with recycled materials and wood certified by PEFC (which guarantees...

Montpellier: Ambition and Architecture

France's fastest growing city offers a high quality lifestyle in a picture-perfect location between the mountains and the sea.