Pritzker Victor Commended for 'Unusual Richness'

It is been called “architecture’s Nobel,” and with good cause: The Pritzker Prize regularly honors the top living architects, with previous winners including Frank Gehry, Rem Koolhaas, Zaha Hadid and several other illustrious names in the area. The statement of the 2011 receiver of today shows this year isn’t a exception, with Portuguese architect Eduardo…

Old is New: Cement Tile Makes a Recovery

Tile brings surprising credibility to diverse and modern spaces and provides an attractive touch to Mediterranean and Mission style houses. It traces its origins to the mid 19th century and was perfected in Spain soon afterwards. It is from this early domination that the majority of cement tile’s present Moorish-inspired designs appear. Although it is…