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Good architecture is ageless. At 62, Mexican architect Luis Barragán designed one of his most iconic projects: the “Fountain of Lovers”, located in Los Clubes, in Atizapán, Mexico. This creation, part of a larger project which also includes the San Cristobál Stables and Egerstrom House, was designed by the architect…

It is very difficult to see the difference between these two concepts a priori, especially if you are not an architecture professional. We all get used to living in a house, bigger or smaller, newer or older, of varying height, but has anyone stopped to think about what is behind…

With profound admiration, I would like to preface my work with a quote from Mies: “Architecture is the will of the age conceived in spatial terms”. Félix Candela was an erudite who captured space and manipulated it to create emotion in his audience. As a result of the model which…

Le Corbusier referred to the “New House” (the new way of living in and experiencing a house) as the “Machine À Habiter” / “Machine for Living”, adapting this house for the industrial revolution which had been changing the world since the beginning of the 20th Century. From this moment on,…

The Salk Institute for Biological Studies is a complex of laboratories in La Jolla, California, on the West Coast of the United States. An international benchmark in the Biology world for many years, it was designed by renowned architect Louis Kahn in the 60s, and possesses a beauty and intentionality…