Archinect - News 2014-10-24T20:12:47-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/3383676/architects-imagine-a-utopian-paris-in-2100-a-little-warmer-and-a-whole-lot-greener Architects Imagine a Utopian Paris in 2100, a Little Warmer and a Whole Lot Greener Paul Petrunia 2011-04-18T23:56:27-04:00 >2011-04-19T14:42:35-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ec/ece9c673296ef55387bdf02732218183.jpg" width="500" height="353" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>... a new exhibit is having fun imagining what [Paris] will look like in the year 2100: 2&ordm; C warmer, due to climate change, but also a whole lot greener, where pedestrians rule and every building has a roof garden.</p></em><br /><br /><p> The exhibit, which is the work of Yannick Gourvil and C&eacute;cile Leroux of the architecture firm <a href="http://www.etalors.eu/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Collectif et alors</a>, is called "+2&ordm;: Paris s'invente!" Part of the City's Week of Sustainable Development (April 1-7), it was born of a simple idea: having acknowledged that the planet is getting warmer, how does Paris react? By tackling the problem head on, both by adjusting to a warmer climate and by taking measures to make sure things don't get any worse.</p>