Architecture


13 April 2021

Reconstruction of Notre Dame could take up to 20 years

After the gigantic fire that ravaged two years ago the cathedral of Notre Dame de Paris and moved the whole world, the reconstruction work might be […]
12 April 2021

Highest suspension bridge in Canada to open in May

The highest suspension bridge in Canada will open to visitors in May of this year. The new Golden Skybridge consists of two suspension bridges that will […]
8 April 2021

10 Most beautiful metro stations in the world

Most cities in the world have their own public transport network, from buses to trains, trams to the underground. Also known as MRT, subway, tube and […]
1 April 2021

Brussels introduces its first architecture prize

The Brussels Architecture Prize is an initiative of the Brussels-Capital Region that is implemented by Urban in collaboration with A+ Architecture in Belgium. Every two years, […]
31 March 2021

10 Best aquariums in the world

An oceanarium can be a marine mammal park or a large-scale aquarium showcasing an ocean habitat. You can watch marine animals of all sizes, and the […]
31 March 2021

Oak trees that witnessed the French revolution will form Notre Dame’s new spire

In April 2019 the famous Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, France, went up in flames. The iconic building suffered extensive damage, with the wooden spire collapsed […]
26 March 2021

This is how the Brussels Palace of Justice looks without scaffolding

In mid March it was reported that the scaffolding of the Brussels Palace of Justice would have to be replaced. The scaffolding, which has been in […]
25 March 2021

10 coolest retro buildings in the UK

If your idea of UK architecture comes from the silver screen, you could be forgiven for imagining the whole country is filled with chocolate-box thatched cottages, […]
25 March 2021

Traditional Portuguese cobblestone pavement nominated for Intangible Cultural Heritage

The traditional Portuguese cobblestone pavement was nominated to become part of the National Intangible Cultural Heritage on Friday, March 19th, in Lisbon by António Prôa, general […]
24 March 2021

Discovering Brussels through street art

When talking about Brussels, the first thing that comes to mind for most people is the city at the heart of the European Union, tying Brussels […]
23 March 2021

Scaffolding on Brussels Palace of Justice to receive a renovation

The scaffolding currently covering the Brussels’ Palace of Justice now needs its own renovation before workers can use it to carry out the renovations of the […]
22 March 2021

European Parliament renames two of its buildings after prominent European women

On International Women’s Day, the European Parliament approved proposals to name two of its buildings in Brussels after prominent European women. The Parliament’s Bureau approved proposals […]
18 March 2021

The skyscrapers made of wood

The modern day image of urban areas is pretty grey, not to mention unsustainable. Concrete tower blocks and tarmac don’t exactly support a healthy environment, for […]
17 March 2021

A new panoramic hill to greet visitors in London this summer

A new temporary installation will greet visitors in central London this summer. The project called Marble Arch Hill is a hollowed-out mountain based on a scaffolding […]
5 March 2021

10 Unusual houses in the world

Most houses and apartments provide the same basics; a place to live, a place to sleep, with a minimum of facilities to cook, and a bathroom. […]
26 February 2021

Seville tapas bar renovations uncover 12th century baths

An incredible and beautifully decorated 12th-century Islamic bathhouse has been uncovered during renovations of a popular tapas bar in the centre of Seville, in southern Spain. […]
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