Time to Put an End to “Carbon Copy Cities”: Jean Nouvel’s Approach to Architecture

Celebrated French architect Jean Nouvel keeps arguing against generalist architecture. In October 2009, Nouvel has presented one of his latest works, the Pavilion B at Genoa’s Nautical Tradeshow. With a remarkable lesson on aesthetics, Nouvel, who holds the Pritzker Architecture Prize 2008, has accounted for the essence of his accomplishment: his goal was to lay the edifice within the urban and social texture of the city of Genoa. Indeed, from the vantage point of the water, the construction is I harmony with the sea and the moored boats. A similar impression can be felt by other of Nouvel’s...
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Epoque Hotels at The WTM Tradeshow

Epoque Hotels is proud to be exhibiting once again at World Travel Market in London, 9th-12th November. The WTM stands for the World Travel Market, this is a global event for the travel industry. It has been held every year in London. This tradeshow is a four day business to business event with different destinations and industries for the whole travel world internationally. “It is a unique opportunity for the whole global travel trade to meet, network, negotiate and conduct business under one roof.” Click here for more information for the WTM Tradeshow. http://www.wtmlondon.com/ also to find...
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Epoque Hotels Newsletter October 09

Epoque Hotels has launched their newsletter of the month October. We have a lot of different promotions for our represented hotels in Paris, which is the city of the month. And we offer also a lot of different promotions in other top destinations! To see our newsletter, click here. Have a look and maybe you will find your deal!
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The Piazza Around the Duomo in Florence Goes Pedestrian

Piazza Duomo gets rid of vehicles and their pollutants to make one of the most celebrated squares in the world pedestrian-only. The Mayor of Florence Matteo Renzi announced this  unexpected news in September and the city has been in ferment ever since. By October 25, Piazza Duomo will be freed of the thousands of vehicles that have passed by and through the square for years. Vehicles will be totally off limits and  the new pedestrian area will be extended beyond the Duomo and the Baptistry, to the adjoining via Martelli, via Ricasoli and via dei Servi, to via dei Pucci. The pedestrian zone will...
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Rome: The Paintings of an Empire Exhibition

Scuderie del Quirinale September 24, 2009 – January 17, 2010 A fabulous exhbition at the Scuderie del Quirinale in Rome.  An overview of the pictorial ability of the Ancient Romans during the period that goes from the 2nd Century B.C. to the 4th Century A.D. There are approximately 100 works of art, frescos and paintings on linen , wood, glass etc., coming from the most prestigious institutions like the Louvre, the British Museum, the Vatican Museums and Pompeii. More information about the exhibition, which in Italian is called “Roma. La pittura di un impero”, at the Museum of the Scuderie...
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