Crumbly facade in Manhattan: Brick kills woman in New York

Wednesday December 18, 2019 Bizarre misfortune in the middle of Manhattan: A chunk loosens from the facade of a high-rise building and kills an unsuspecting passerby. The woman has no chance. When the rescue workers arrive, she is already dead. A New York woman was killed by a falling facade near the famous Times Square […]

Architecture and travel: concrete weekend in Le Havre

Often misunderstood, Le Havre has dragged its reputation as an ugly city since its post-war reconstruction. To avoid this pitfall, the best solution is to put yourself back in the context of the time and to visit, upon arrival, the model apartment of Auguste Perret. The architect in charge of making Le Havre its splendor […]

Shed and Vessel: A Visit to Hudson Yards in New York

ET’s not proper, it’s basically crude to find the Hudson Yards in New York cool or even acceptable. The Hudson Yards – that’s an area of ​​about eleven hectares on the west side of Manhattan, not far from Penn Station, where there was actually nothing until yesterday. To be more precise, there were Long Island […]

A theater company facing the coronavirus

The presentation of the characters is essential. Les Indiscrets is first and foremost a duo, Jean-Louis Baille playing and Lucie Gougat directing. They are accompanied by their former classmates, the light designer, Franck Roncière, and the actor Dario Costa, present since the birth of the company in 1994. Other faithful artists and technicians will join […]

Mulan gives in to coronavirus, comes straight to the small screen

The film will be available to Disney + platform subscribers from September 4, provided they pay an additional $ 29.99. By Le Figaro with AFP The release of the live-action version of the famous cartoon had already been postponed three times, with American cinemas remaining closed due to the spread of the new coronavirus in […]

A group of architects calls for the NKMP building at Elizabetes Street 2 to be granted the status of a cultural monument – Architecture – House

According to public relations consultant Rūta Grikmane, the application has been signed by about 20 architects. In their opinion, the building is an important example of Latvian post-war modernist architecture, and it characterizes the ability of architects working during the Soviet era to be on a par with architectural trends in the world, despite the […]