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Public Art Exhibition on the Streets of Quebec

August 13, 2019 Christele Harrouk 0

The 6th edition of Passages Insolites or Unusual Passages, has kick-started from the 20th of June till the 14th of October 2019, in Québec city. The public exhibition is a 4km walkable art path in the historic Petit Champlain and Saint-Roch districts, showcasing 14 artworks produced by 40 local and international artists and architecture collectives.

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6 Historical Buildings Topped by Contemporary Glass Extensions

August 10, 2019 Christele Harrouk 0

When an extension on an existing historical building is requested, often architects opt for glass, transparent and reflective interventions. Some decide to stay neutral and subtle when dealing with an older structure, while others choose a bold and outspoken design to manifest their contemporary character. With each project having its own conceptual motivation and reasoning, the outcomes are different and diverse. 

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Italians Ban Large Cruises from the Historical Center Of Venice

August 9, 2019 Christele Harrouk 0

Starting September, all ships that exceed 1000 tones will be obliged to change their route, in order to prevail them from entering Venice’s lagoon. The Italian government took the decision after major protests due to many incidents, the latest being in June of 2019 where 5 people were injured from a collision between a cruise ship, the dock, and a small tourist boat.