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23 Spots You Shouldn’t Miss in Amsterdam If You Love Architecture
Architecture

23 Spots You Shouldn’t Miss in Amsterdam If You Love Architecture

Are you planning to visit Amsterdam soon? If so, continue reading. Amsterdam is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. Its origins lie in the 12th century, when fishermen living along the banks of the River Amstel built a bridge across the waterway near the IJ, then a large saltwater inlet. Most of the city’s territory is … Continue reading

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23 Spots You Shouldn’t Miss in Paris If You Love Architecture

Updated 2019 Paris, the city that was born on the banks of the Seine, grew from being a small island – Île de la Cité – to the vast metropolis that nowadays extends beyond Ménilmontant, the vingtième arrondisement. The French capital has so much to offer. Centuries of history have left behind meaningful structures which also have … Continue reading

The Free Architecture Guide of Boston (PDF)
City Guides

The Free Architecture Guide of Boston (PDF)

I visited Boston for the first time two years ago. Its buildings, primarily low-rise, the city layout, based on narrow and winding streets and its parks, part of the urban grid, made me like Boston immediately. In my opinion, Boston has every good thing about European architecture without losing the distinctive touch of Northern America.  Anything interesting … Continue reading

Love is More
Design

Love is More

Architecture and illustration are fields that come hand in hand. The first, solid and real, represents something objetive and acts as a container. The second one, flexible in format, is subjective to the eye of the beholder and represents a series of feelings and moods of a certain person in a period of given time. I … Continue reading

21 Reasons Why You Should Hire an Architect at Your Company Right Now
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21 Reasons Why You Should Hire an Architect at Your Company Right Now

First of all, a big thank you to Randy Deutsch’s article for inspiring me to write this post. Most of the credit goes to him. Is there any future in Architecture? This soul-destroying question comes as no surprise. Whether you are an architect yourself or a relative of yours is, you’ll agree that the future of architecture may … Continue reading

15 Beautiful and Minimalist Websites
Design

15 Beautiful and Minimalist Websites

Some weeks ago I published 20 Amazing UI/UX Web Designs, where I talked about the importance of minimalism (in color and layout), neatness and one clear message (like business cards). Lately I’ve been working a lot on corporate web design (check #3) and summarizing what a company is, believe me, it’s no easy task. For that reason, today I am focusing on this topic. Each of these … Continue reading

The Free Architecture Guide of Shanghai (PDF)
Architecture

The Free Architecture Guide of Shanghai (PDF)

I had never been to China before this summer. I was very fortunate to have been awarded a full scholarship for Tongji’s summer program on sustainability and green practices and got the chance to visit Shanghai for the first time. I was deeply impressed by their culture, their philosophy and their construction methods. I had time to discover the … Continue reading

50+ Architectural Reasons to Visit Every Province in Spain (1/2)
Curiosities

50+ Architectural Reasons to Visit Every Province in Spain (1/2)

If you have a pair of sunglasses and a sketch book, you’ll need nothing else in Spain. In addition to the sunshine and its (amazing) food, Spain is also widely known for its architecture. Influenced by the Romans, the Visigoths and the Muslims among others, Spain has a beautiful mixture of architectural styles that have remained or have … Continue reading

The Most Bizarre Concrete Building in Madrid
Architecture

The Most Bizarre Concrete Building in Madrid

Winter 1970, Madrid If you love concrete  you’ll love this piece, built between 1960-1990. The Spanish cultural heritage building, “Instituto del Patrimonio Cultural” is the most unusual concrete building in Madrid. Building: Instituto del Patrimonio Cultural de España Architects: Fernando Higueras (1930-2008), Rafael Moneo (1937- ), Antonio Miró (1931-2011) Year built: 1960-1990 Location: Calle del … Continue reading