Barely five years since it opened the Philharmonie de Paris is already a famous complex of concert halls hosting over 500 performances of world renowned musicians. It also houses a temporary exhibition space Continue reading
What do you get when you cross a photographer with a graffiti artist? J.R. Or, as the french street artist himself says, a “photograffeur”. If you have never heard of him, Continue reading
…. at the Musée de L’Homme!
In the children’s novel by Carlo Collodi, a wooden puppet is magically transformed into a living boy. The Adventures of Pinocchio, written in 1881, is the most widely read book in the world after the Bible. The 1940 Disney adaptation Continue reading
All hands on deck! On April 1st, 2017 the Musée National de la Marine in Paris will close for renovations! This is no “poisson d’avril” Continue reading
This week, the Michelin restaurant guide attributed its coveted stars based on rigorous criteria that most food critics call bread and circus. Similarly, when evaluating cultural venues for accessibility, Continue reading
Designing the built environment to be inclusive of all ages and abilities is a relatively recent concept. Barrier-free, back when I studied architecture, referred to building construction standards for people with a physical handicap. Currently, accessibility guidelines encompass multi-sensory accommodations for a range of physical and intellectual abilities. Yet, it is often the social barriers Continue reading