France announces competition to rebuild Notre-Dame spire; Architecture & Design

France says an international architecture competition will be held to rebuild the spire of Paris’s Notre-Dame Cathedral after it collapsed in a major fire earlier this week.

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Global call to design new Notre-Dame spire; BBC

France is to invite architects from around the world to submit ideas for the fire-ravaged cathedral.

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Best Small-Town Options For Starting A Relaxing Life Overseas; Oliver Lovett; Live And Invest Overseas

A look at some of the best small-town living options overseas. From tropical towns, to mountain towns we cover all the bases.

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Why is Notre Dame so famous, who built the cathedral and when?; Debbie White; The Sun

THE challenging redesign of Notre Dame’s historic spire has been opened to international architects days after a catastrophic blaze toppled the wood and lead beacon. The cathedral, which has …

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As Notre Dame faces reconstruction – 4 other landmarks built in the French Gothic style to visit; Irish Examiner

It will likely take years for the Parisian cathedral to be returned to its former glory.

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Notre-Dame fire: 7 things about the mediaeval cathedral in heart of; Ng Huiwen; Straits Times

A colossal fire swept through the famed Notre Dame Cathedral in central Paris on Monday (April 15), burning rapidly through the roof of the centuries-old Gothic landmark and causing a…

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‘It was bound to happen’: Notre-Dame cathedral was beloved but long neglected; The Local

Notre-Dame Cathedral, ravaged by a huge fire which toppled its spire Monday before the gaze of shocked and helpless Paris residents and tourists, has been much beloved yet also neglected down the centuries. One expert said the blaze was bound to happen at some point.

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Fire guts Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris; Macron pledges to rebuild; Sybille de La Hamaide & Julie Carriat; Reuters

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Beautiful Places to visit in Paris you cannot miss; Cory Varga; You Could Travel

With so many stunning places to visit in Paris, it’s easy to see why the charming French capital is one of the most visited cities in the world. In fact, Paris welcomes over 17 million tourists every…

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800-year-old public hospital reborn as grand hotel in Lyon; Andrew Manns; Clad Global

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