France

In his third "place-decoding" essay from France, Chuck Wolfe recalls all that we can learn from walking between settled places.
5 days ago   The Huffington Post
A new theme park dedicated to all things Napoleon has been proposed for the area south of Paris by former French minister and history buff Yves Jégo, and is being touted as a rival to Disneyland, reports Henry Samuel.
Jan 27, 2012   The Telegraph
A lecture series explores the relation between city planning and urban violence. And who is to blame? The architect.
Jan 6, 2012   Delft University of Technology
Garrett Bradford of TheCityFix reviews some of the most innovative and sustainable transit systems from around the globe that made their debut over the last twelve months.
Dec 29, 2010   TheCityFix
Urban explorer dsankt offers an in-depth look inside abandoned sections of the Metro system of Paris.
Dec 28, 2010   Sleepy City
TheCityFix looks at the future of the automobile in cities and the possibilities of moving people in to alternative modes in times when car ownership rates are still exploding.
Dec 9, 2010   TheCityFix
Next June, Paris will begin a test phase of a citywide electric car-sharing program.
Oct 11, 2010   Der Spiegel
The <em>BBC</em> tries out a new bike route connecting London to Paris and finds room for improvement.
Oct 5, 2010   BBC
The conservative government led by French President Nicolas Sarkozy has been deporting hundreds of Gypsies, the nomadic people who number in the thousands in France. EU officials have called the move "a disgrace".
Sep 15, 2010   The New York Times
Born from the 1968 riots, a carefully planned community in France has been steadily taken over by crime and unrest, prompting some to question whether its utopian ideals actually work.
Aug 9, 2010   The New York Times
A political battle is brewing in Paris, where the city's mayor wants to close off sections of roadway along the River Seine, a move that President Nicholas Sarkozy is against.
Jun 28, 2010   The New York Times