Eiffel Tower goes dark in solidarity with people of Aleppo

Eiffel Tower goes dark in solidarity with people of Aleppo

Paris turned off the famed lights of the Eiffel Tower on Wednesday as a gesture of solidarity with the citizens of the Syrian city of Aleppo, hit by a humanitarian crisis as residents flee heavy fighting. Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo had said the Eiffel Tower, typically lit by thousands of lights every night, would go […]

Tourists disappointed as strike closes Eiffel Tower for second day

Tourists disappointed as strike closes Eiffel Tower for second day

The Eiffel Tower closed for a second day on Wednesday due to a strike over salaries and working conditions, in the latest blow to the French capital’s battered tourist industry. The monument’s management apologised to visitors stranded at the gates of the tower, lamenting an ill-timed blow to the city’s image. The strike comes as […]

Roof Gardens at Namba Parks, Osaka, Japan

Roof Gardens at Namba Parks, Osaka, Japan

Namba Parks is an office and shopping complex located in Namba-naka Nichome, Osaka, Japan, at the place where Osaka’s baseball stadium used to stand until 2003. The complex consists of a 30-storey office tower called Parks Tower and a 120-tenant shopping mall. What makes Namba Park stand out is its dynamic rooftop garden that gradually […]