Notes from Design Week Mexico—Day 2
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Our second full day of design was as inspiring as the first, as we headed to Parque Lincoln to view the work of emerging designers, the Siqueiros gallery for an exhibition, and Casa Luis Barragán to study the work of the father of Mexican modernism.
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- Gallery owner Hilario Galguera escorts us through Mexico City, walking the line of life and death, problem and promise.
- From Luis Barragán's Mexico City residence to the Alvar Aalto House in Helsinki, we share ten architects' dwellings that are now museums.
- When I interviewed Design Miami co-founder Ambra Medda before the show, she told me that she was most excited about a display of Mexican design pieces, ranging from mid-century to the present,…
- My fourth and final day in Mexico City was a real treat: the perfect blend of making a few new friends and finally clapping eyes on a building that feels like an old pal.
- Last week the Architectural League of New York announced the winners of its annual Emerging Voices program.
- In mid-April, home emporium Casa Palacio opened its doors in Mexico City.
- In honor of our just having landed at Design Week Mexico, Dwell presents a few of our favorite modern houses in the country.
- In a new book, artist Jose Dávila ponders, "How many buildings around the world have such distinctive designs that simply their outline, and nothing else, is enough to identify them?" Focusing on…