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Ongoing to discover the contemporary art

In 1937 the City of Paris organised the World Exhibition of “Arts et Techniques appliqués à la vie moderne » (« Exhibition of Arts and Techniques applied on modern life »). For this occasion, several detached houses were built both to welcome visitors and promote the French savoir-faire. Even though the majority of these houses were ephemeral others were aimed to be permanents. That’s especially the case of the Tokyo… Read more »

A walk under the dome of Les Invalides

At the 17th century, Louis XIV king of France felt concerned about giving disabled soldier a roof, he ordered the building of a vast monument to receive them. Actually, he wished mostly clear the capital city’s pavements out, which were full of old soldier who became beggars and even thief. L’Hôtel des Invalides was inaugurated… Read more »

Within sport and culture

Built in the 19th century over the Tuileries garden, the monument which is currently home to a museum, once upon a time was given to the Jeu de Paume, forefather of many contemporary games as tennis or Frisian handball. At the beginning of the 20th century the structure and its companion the Orangerie have been… Read more »