Architecture and Design

Unmissable architecture events in 2019

César Ruiz-Larrea: ‘Our architecture seeks to never demolish, eliminate or replace. Rather, always add, transform and reuse.’

Headquartered in Madrid, Ruiz-Larrea & Asociados architecture studio was established in 1997. The studio is a pioneer in developing bioclimatic architecture and home to a multidisciplinary team of partners and...

The COMPAC universe shines bright in Miami

Salon, the Matter Mastering Immersion, is COMPAC’s new design space recently opened in Miami (Florida, USA). The company never ceases to surprise with its showroom concepts. Transforming them into spaces...

Intimate architecture through visual language

In the same vein as ideas expressed through words or numbers, graphic design is a type of language enabling us to expand into infinite possibilities. Elements intertwine like a kind...
ArchitectureInterviews
13 May, 2022

César Ruiz-Larrea: ‘Our architecture seeks to never demolish, eliminate or replace. Rather, always add, transform and reuse.’

Headquartered in Madrid, Ruiz-Larrea & Asociados architecture studio was established in 1997. The studio is…
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ArchitectureEvents
6 May, 2022

The COMPAC universe shines bright in Miami

Salon, the Matter Mastering Immersion, is COMPAC’s new design space recently opened in Miami (Florida,…
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Architecture
29 April, 2022

Intimate architecture through visual language

In the same vein as ideas expressed through words or numbers, graphic design is a…
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ArchitectureEventsProjects
22 April, 2022

COMPAC wins top prize at Red Dot Awards for the ICE of Genesis Collection

Receiving recognition from highly renowned institutions is a way to bolster our philosophy of ongoing…
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ArchitectureInterviews
8 April, 2022

‘We try to avoid tampering with the natural appearance of materials and remain faithful to their original state’

The Madrid-based Mecanismo architecture studio is headed by Marta Urtasun and Pedro Rica, two widely…
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Architecture
25 March, 2022

Colour trends for springtime

Creative influence and strength in architecture and spatial design lies in the importance of the…
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Interviews
11 March, 2022

‘Nature inspires my work. We are surrounded by beauty with an immense variety of fascinating geometries and materials. All of them have a biological and evolutionary basis’

  Pablo Vidiella Pablo Vidiella was born in Madrid in 1984. Thanks to an interest…
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Events
18 February, 2022

Materials of the sustainable revolution with Terrazzo COMPAC at KBIS 2022

The world's largest kitchen and bathroom fair, KBIS 2022 has drawn to a close. COMPAC has…
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ArchitectureInterviews
28 January, 2022

Cristian Axl Valdés: ‘The approach to designing architecture has nothing to do with a kind of scientific method but rather a musical composition’

Today at The Decorative Surfaces we sit down with Cristián Axl Valdés in Talca, Chile.…
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Architecture
14 January, 2022

Five key trends for contemporary architecture

The start of the year clearly sets trends that are aligned with a specific context.…
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