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Color blocking 101: an architecture tour of Luis Barragán’s Mexico City

For the architecture world, Mexico’s Luis Barragán is known as one of the first recipients of the prestigious Pritzker Architecture Prize, an honor bestowed annually to the most remarkable architects in the world. For Mexico, Barragán is the creator of a purely local art form that incorporates traditionally popular materials into modern design, untainted by pre-Hispanic or colonial influence. And for the rest of us aesthetes, the architect’s color blocking and playful modernism is reason enough to make Mexico City our latest “it” destination.

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The 2018 London Design Biennale

Taking place inside London’s impressive neoclassical landmark, Somerset House, and with the theme ‘Emotional States,’ the month-long international forum gives reason to why societies are becoming ever more aware the power of design as an agent of social change and economic growth, highlighting a number of hot topics that demonstrate how design affects each aspect of our lives, from social equality, sustainability and pollution to migration, energy and innovative urban solutions.

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