Architecture and Design

Unmissable architecture events in 2019

Receptions and hotels with striking designs

The atmosphere that guests sense when first entering the doors of a hotel will frame the feeling of their stay. The sensations can be many and varied: from comfort to...

Taipei’s cosmopolitan adaptability

’Made in Taiwan’ or ‘Made by Taiwan’? This initial dichotomy may help us better understand Taipei’s welcoming philosophy as World Design Capital in 2016. For the Taiwanese capital, this milestone...

From size to versatility: the qualities of an emblematic project

From size to versatility: the qualities of an emblematic project What assets should an architectural or interior design project have to be deemed emblematic? At first glance, there are many....
18 May, 2019

‘Schools need to be more than just for teaching and become dynamic elements in cities’

Gabriel Verd is a widely experienced architect in school design. We speak to him about…
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Interior design
16 May, 2019

Combining quartz and marble in interior design

Quartz and marble are highly multipurpose materials when combined with other textures. A good example…
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Interior designInterviews
3 May, 2019

Rocío Esquilas: ‘Light is the most important ingredient in a design project’

An interview with Rocío Esquilas, interior designer at Roma & Ro.  We talk to Rocío…
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Interior designSolutions
26 April, 2019

Professional kitchen design: temperatures and resistance

David Pallás, a benchmark master chocolatier in the pastry world, passes on his cocoa-flavoured knowledge…
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15 April, 2019

Ebook 1. Architecture and design articles on your device

The Decorative Surfaces is also available on your device as an ebook offering architecture and…
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8 April, 2019

‘There is a “right-now” problem in the media that impedes a more thoughtful reflection on architecture or that sidesteps occasional controversies’

We speak to David García-Asenjo, an architect specialising in construction and a Doctor of Advanced…
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