Mexico Central America and Caribbean

May–June

Domus Mexico Central America and Caribbean, May–June 2016
The commitment to preserve the planet involves all aspects of life. Every designer searches the best way to be sustainable with their projects, using technology and innovation with traditional materials. This issue of Domus México, América Central y el Caribe shows the most interesting proposals in the region and the rest of the world.

Simplemente Madera created by architect Matthew Falkiner from Nicaragua, is working in sustainable architecture and industrial design. He wrote about their new projects and most famous object.

Costa Rica’s Internacional Design Festival (Festival internacional de Diseño, FID) is covered by Domus’ vision, with interviews and conferences highlights.

Panama’s Architect Patrick Dillon, wrote a confeti about Estudio Remoto. A group of university students is working in small interventions outside the city. Their teachers show the way to these future professionals, with a strong social and environmental commitment.

The new Sherwin Williams’ offices in El Salvador achieved the LEED Gold certification due to its outstanding design, as well as Costa Rica’s Schneider electric’s LEED Platinum offices.   

The Mexican city of Oaxaca has become an important center for sustainability and preservation of its architectural heritage. Our Mexican friends wrote this story, telling what’s new in the old buildings of the city. Elzeviro was writeen by Industrial Designer Rafael Muciño from Mexico, who tells his point of view about using natural and renewable materials. His experience creating objects made of clay is the core of this text.

Domus Mexico Central America and Caribbean, May–June 2016, cover
Domus Mexico Central America and Caribbean, May–June 2016, cover

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