Richard Rogers, Paris Pompidou Centre and his mother’s clay pots

Richard Rogers, Paris Pompidou Centre and his mother’s white pots. Italian-born British architect Richard Rogers, designer of the Pompidou Centre in Paris, died in London at the age of 88 on 18 December 2021. Although he worked on many prominent buildings, such as London’s Millennium Dome and Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, he is best knownContinue reading “Richard Rogers, Paris Pompidou Centre and his mother’s clay pots”

The Notre-Dame Cathedral and the Madeleine Church in Paris

The Notre-Dame Cathedral and the Madeleine Church in Paris. Today I am comparing the architectural features of the Notre-Dame Cathedral with the Church of the Saint Mary Magdalene, generally known as the Madeline Church, in Paris.  This is what James Joyce was doing when he was in Paris. His Irish friend Arthur Power visited JoyceContinue reading “The Notre-Dame Cathedral and the Madeleine Church in Paris”