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France Announces Competition to Redesign the Spire of Notre Dame

1 month ago   |   By Arch Daily

Notre Dame fire. Image © Fabien Barrau/AFP
The prime minister of France has announced an international architectural competition to redesign the roofline of Notre Dame Cathedral after this week's devastating fire. Prime minister Édouard Philippe made the announcement following a special Cabinet held by French President Emmanuel Macron on the reconstruction of cathedral. Philippe said the competition would give the cathedral “a spire suited to the techniques and challenges of our time”. So far, close to one billion dollars have been pledged to rebuild Notre Dame.
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Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque Catches Fire During Notre Dame Blaze

Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque Catches Fire During Notre Dame Blaze

1 month ago   |   By Arch Daily

Dome of the Rock. Image Courtesy of Pixabay
While French firefighters were putting out the destructive blaze at the Notre Dame Cathedral, another holistic site was also up in flames. Jerusalem 's Al-Aqsa Mosque , which is among the holiest sites in Islam and was built almost 1,800 years ago, was struck by blaze while the monumental Catholic Church was also devastated with fire. The fire is said to have started in the Al-Marwani Prayer Hall - also known as Solomon's Stables - part of the same compound as Al-Aqsa mosque and the Dome of the Rock. Fortunately, firemen of the Islamic Waqf...
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Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Bruce the Eagle Gets his 15 Minutes of Fame in a Symmetrical Glamour Shot by...

Bruce the Eagle Gets his 15 Minutes of Fame in a Symmetrical Glamour Shot by Photographer Steve Biro

An eagle named Bruce, resident at the Canadian Raptor Conservancy in Ontario, recently took a dive over open water at the conservancy. Amateur photographer Steve Biro happened... Read more ...

Aware Tea / Yue-Design Space Design Studio

Aware Tea / Yue-Design Space Design Studio

Second-entry room. Image © Xiaofang Min Architects: Yue-Design Space Design Studio Location: 57 Qingguo Alley, Changzhou, Jiangsu, China Category: Store Lead Architects: Chen... Read more ...

"Country Road," Oil Painting Countryside by Amy Whitehouse

"Country Road," Oil Painting Countryside by Amy Whitehouse

Oil, 8" x 10" $95 Fresh off the easel, this image of a country roadreminds me of our family's homestead in rural Virginia.It also makes me think of songs by James Taylor... Read more ...

Spanish Portal..Watercolor..Texas Artist.Rae Andrews

Spanish Portal..Watercolor..Texas Artist.Rae Andrews

This watercolor is on a Crescent Watercolor Board. It is presented unframed Spanish Portal15" x 20"$300 Plus S/H Prints of this image are also available through Fine Art... Read more ...

Target Earth

Target Earth

John White Photos / Getty Stan Honda / AFP / Getty ESA / K. Meech, J. Kleyna - University of Hawaii / O. Hainaut - ESO via AP / NASA / AP OOO Spetszakaz / Reuters Bill Ingalls... Read more ...

The Hudson Brothers: 1949

The Hudson Brothers: 1949

Previously in Calpella , my brother was being artistic, while back home I was waiting to be born a few days later. Three years have gone by and now he's back at our... Read more ...

Splish, Tiana Lenz

Splish, Tiana Lenz

Photographer - Tiana Lenz / instagram tianavesna model - Frankie Miles / Instagram frankiemiles Splish, Tiana Lenz Read more ...

B&H is Replacing a ‘Subpar' Batch of Nikon Batteries

B&H is Replacing a ‘Subpar' Batch of Nikon Batteries

Some B&H customers who had recently purchased a Nikon EN-EL15b battery received an unusual email today. The retail giant says it sold a “subpar batch” of the batteries and will... Read more ...

Gentle Sway..Watercolor.Texas Artist.Rae Andrews

Gentle Sway..Watercolor.Texas Artist.Rae Andrews

This one was a fun image that evolved from a loose throw in of colors and finding the leaves later. I love painting this way, no ideas or restrictions before I begin.. just let... Read more ...

DJI AirSense Adds Aircraft Detection to Consumer Drones

DJI AirSense Adds Aircraft Detection to Consumer Drones

DJI has just announced that it will be building aircraft detection into all of its consumer drones weighing over 250 grams starting in 2020. Called AirSense, the technology... Read more ...