Architecture and Design

Unmissable architecture events in 2019

Hugo Hamity: ‘We are moving towards open, flexible, local, vernacular and adaptable architecture’

Hugo Hamity was born in Jujuy (Argentina). He arrived at South Africa at the age of 22, when his parents moved there for professional reasons. He decided to stay on...

Five interior designers who express continental trends

Between decoration and the creation of spaces. Among the most artistic and functional sense. Between luxury and sobriety. Between bioclimatic efficiency and the latest technology. The work carried out by...

Of sustainable architecture and the materials that support it

Green, eco-efficient, bioclimatic, sustainable or positive architecture. There are numerous labels and nuances for the praxis of a type of intervention. These have the ulterior purpose of being respectful with...
23 November, 2018

Continuous flooring: a solution for the Norman Foster Foundation

Creating flawless, fully continuous marble flooring, without any join or tonal difference—this was the challenge…
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Dinara Kasko
15 November, 2018

Dinara Kasko, the architect of the desserts

What do architecture and bakery have in common? Dinara Kasko is an architect who applies…
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8 November, 2018

Arik Levy uses Ice Black for the floor installation in his gallery at the Swarovsky museum

The artist and designer Arik Levy has chosen COMPAC Surfaces to be part of the…
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26 October, 2018

COMPAC brings its designs to professionals in Florida

Yesterday, the city of Aventura, Miami-Dade County, celebrated the opening of COMPAC’s latest US showroom.…
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19 October, 2018

The most popular buildings on Instagram

When we say instagrammable, we mean the standout visuals of a particular place, so an…
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17 October, 2018

Architecture and the Circular Economy: a pending partnership

Global warming is a responsibility shared by us all and not just by politicians who…
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Interior design
5 October, 2018

Belvédère, an impressive penthouse in the centre of Montreal

A personable space to live and work in a 40-floor tower in the centre of…
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28 September, 2018

The best social networks for promoting the virtues of architecture

Despite the many social networks we are used to using on a daily basis being…
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Interior design
21 September, 2018

Bámbola Bar: 21st-century design by Doos Interiorismo inspired by Art Déco

The roaring 20s. Few decades have left such a powerful collective imagination in Western society.…
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