Bamboo-Based Construction Improves Classroom Safety in Dominican Republic

The A to Z of Building

A versatile architectural technology created by a Cornell design professor has been adopted by sustainability-minded students to build bamboo-based hurricane- and earthquake-resistant structures where

Avente Tile Talk: Aguayo Cement Tile Factory Tour

Tile Talk

I just returned from a business trip in the Dominican Republic meeting with the owners of the Aguayo Cement Tile Factory. Location: Dominican Republic. Tuesday, October 29, 2013. Aguayo Cement Tile Factory Tour.

Hispaniola Relief Cement Tiles Offer Island-Like Feel

Tile Talk

The Hispaniola Collection from Avente Tile is an exclusive, made-to-order series of beautiful handmade cement tiles inspired by the climate, textures and surroundings of the Dominican Republic. Colorful, dimensional Hispaniola cement tiles liven up a powder room.

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Encaustic Cement Tile as Wainscoting

Tile Talk

Pattern and color continuity flow through this Dominican Republic home with the use of a cement tile and coral stone wainscoting. By Arpi Nalbandian , Tileometry. Cement tile is paired with locally-sourced coral stone to create this stunning wainscoting for a bathroom.

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Tribute to the Beauty of Old Colonial Houses: Dynamic Casas del XVI in Santo Domingo

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Located in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, this colorful hotel designed by Alejandro Marranzini pays tribute to the region’s colonial past.

Architects performing surgery … and architecture

Life of an Architect

I just got back from a 4 day trip to Santo Domingo, in the Dominican Republic, where I went down to take a look at a neighborhood school to see if we could add a 3rd story onto an existing building. I am exhausted.

Innovation and Affordability in Smart Security System: Korner

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Imposing Family Home in the Dominican Republic: Aun Siento Residence. Aun Siento Residence was developed by Santo Domingo-based studio Pons Arquitectos and is located in Arroyo Hondo III, Santo Domingo, Dominican Rep [.] -->. Best Of. Apartments. Architecture. Bedroom. Furniture.


Life of an Architect

When I wasn’t doing that, I was going down the Dominican Republic on an architectural mission trip (which was cool, but still …).