Blog Post Category Archive (Architecture)

  1. Zona MACO 2014

    MACO, Mexico’s Contemporary Art Fair, launched its 11th edition this year. With 233 galleries from around the world setting up booths in the giant Banamex Center, it was overwhelming to say the least, but we did manage to snap a

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  2. New ACNE shop in LA by Bozarthfornell Architects

      Acne’s latest boutique is now open in Los Angeles. Located in downtown LA’s art deco Eastern Columbia building, the 500 square foot store was designed by Swedish firm Bozarthfornell Architects (who were also responsible for their other locations, in Stockholm,

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  3. ANTHROPOLOGY MUSEUM, MEXICO

    The Museo Nacional de Antropologia in Mexico City is one of the most important museums in Mexico and houses one of the world’s largest collections of archaeological and anthropological artifacts dating from prehispanic Mayan civilizations to the Spanish conquest. It was designed by Pedro

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  4. LA TALLERA

    This building was the home and workshop of Mexican artist and muralist David Alfaro Siqueiros (1896-1974) , he built it with the idea he had with Diego Rivera of creating the first workshop space for muralists, a “museum, workshop, artist residency and meeting

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  5. Steven Holl: CHAPEL OF ST. IGNATIUS

    While visiting Seattle recently I got the chance to check out Chapel of St. Ignatius designed by world acclaimed architect Steven Holl.  Although the day was overcast the light that entered the windows of the modernist Catholic church made the

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  6. OPENING OF MUSEO JUMEX

    The highly anticipated Museo Jumex opened last week in Polanco, Mexico city. The Fundacion Jumex Arte Contemporaneo is one of the biggest privately owned art collections in Latin America. It was previously based at the Jumex juice factory in the outskirts

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  7. PINK HAUNTED HOUSE

    Walking around Merida looking at properties for sale, a friend and I came across this beautiful pink house that stood alone on a corner. The pink zigzag patterned wall first caught our attention from across the street and we went

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  8. CASA DEL PASTEL, PROGRESO BEACH

    On a trip to Mexico’s Yucatan region we passed by “Casa del Pastel” (Cake House) on Progreso Beach. It sits at the end of the boardwalk facing the beach, reminiscent of a giant wedding Dress. Each circular layer is surrounded

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  9. Presentation House Auction

    In 1974, Finnish manufacturer Artek began producing the Sedia 1 chair. Designed by Enzo Mari, the chair was originally for the designer’s Autoprogettazione collection, a manual that included pieces that were made from easily obtainable standard cuts of wood. The

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  10. Hotel Trinidad Galeria

    Hotel Trinidad Galeria was opened in Merida, Mexico in the 1980’s by art and antiques collector Manolo Rivero. It was a car dealership he inherited from his father which he used as his home, turning part of it into a

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  11. 1966:CBC-Leonard Cohen Interview

    A young Leonard Cohen ponders on the poetic mind in an interview with CBC with host Adrienne Clarkson. In this excerpt from Take 30, Cohen rejects the notion of artistic posterity and says, ‘I’m not interested in an insurance plan

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  12. RIP OSCAR NIEMEYER

    Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer passed away on wednesday, 10 days before his 105 birthday, staying active with his work all the way until the end. Here is a selection of his work. (Complete list of works here)   “I am

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