Architecture and Design

Unmissable architecture events in 2019

Tomás Fernández and Luis Sánchez Blasco: ‘We always try to incorporate natural materials such as stone in our projects, seeking sustainability and a better relationship with the surroundings’

Tomás Fernández and Luis Sánchez Blasco welcome us into their architecture studio, Arquitectos Madrid 2.0, to let us in on how they got started and have evolved over time. They...

The shape of commitment through unique COMPAC designs at Design Shanghai 2021

The convergence of innovation, technology and sustainability morphs into exclusivity in the high-end designs presented by COMPAC The Decorative Surfaces Company at the latest edition of Design Shanghai. The outstanding...

Asian connections through COMPAC design

Shanghai becomes the beating heart of design as one of the most prestigious international fairs on the globe begins: Design Shanghai. COMPAC The Surfaces Company will be exhibiting a marvellous...
Biophilic architecture for a project in Belgium.
Architecture
5 March, 2021

Biophilic architecture: the sublime connection between architecture and nature

Just as Land Art used natural settings as a bridge to design, biophilic architecture is…
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Architecture
26 February, 2021

Recycling architecture: the before and after of unique architectural adaptations

Undertaking a project from the foundations up represents a fascinating challenge for any architect. However,…
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Projects
19 February, 2021

From the tangible to the artistic: aesthetic similarities in projects distanced by time

There is an unmistakable magic when two architectures uniquely connect. Where aesthetics represents a mere…
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Interviews
12 February, 2021

Teresa Sapey: ‘The world is our textbook: we can produce more sustainable projects by looking at the world and respecting our surroundings’

Teresa Sapey, the Italian-born architect and interior designer, tells us how she gets involved in…
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Open layouts are among the 2021 architectural trends.
Architecture
5 February, 2021

Trends in architecture for 2021

After a few difficult months where our energy has focused on a longing for the…
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Architecture
29 January, 2021

Chromatic architecture for exteriors

Colour in art reflects an incredibly powerful emotional aspect playing with light and shadow. The…
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Architecture
22 January, 2021

Restaurant architecture projects: where design meets gastronomy

Designing a space that connects to the culture or values of an area undoubtedly represents a huge…
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Nanjing Zenday Himalayas Urban Center, one of Mad Architects' projects.
Architecture
15 January, 2021

The most outstanding projects from a very different year

After a year that has marked a difference in architecture too, the completion of many…
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Interviews
8 January, 2021

Ramón Esteve: ‘Sustainable architecture provides an answer to a real problem: the limited resources of our planet’

Ramón Esteve is a benchmark in Spanish architecture. He opens up to The Decorative Surfaces…
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Cradle to cradle
Materials
28 December, 2020

Cradle to Cradle™ Certified: the perfect formula

Nowadays, material composition goes beyond just features and specifications that need to be a constant…
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