News that the President of France would be in the Loire Valley last weekend at the Château de Chambord was cause for celebration. In keeping with french tradition, Emmanuel Macron spent 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
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
Finding one’s way around the Musée du Louvre in Paris beyond the iconic glass pyramid is not easy to say the least. Continue reading