“Whatever it is, don’t be afraid of its plenty. Joy is not made to be a crumb.” — Mary Oliver
Reinforced concrete and the barebone aesthetics of this style come together with a lush tropical landscape.
“The art of conversation is one of the things that people seem to be losing in the world today.”
Perched right on the beach of Kourouta in western Greece, Dexamenes, a former winemaking facility, has kept its environmental impact low by extensively reusing original materials.
How does modernism respond to a tropical context? In the case of Innit Lombok, architects Andra Matin, Gregorius Supie Yolodi, and Maria Rosantina take local materials to create bold new strides in architecture. We had a brief chat with them on working together and their hopes for the future.
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“We are empowering the locals here with The Luma, a place people can be proud of, a place where they can host their foreign visitors.”
“I want you to leave Rome not as a tourist but as a resident.”
“With being sustainable, one side of course is the environmental impact, but the other is about the social impact”.
French filmmaker and environmentalist Gary Bencheghib lives by the motto, “no idea that protects the planet is crazy.” We chatted with him about his journey fighting plastic pollution one river at a time.
Set in a car-free village in South Tyrol, Italy, Vigilius Mountain Resort is an eco-friendly hideaway with pristine views of the Dolomites.
“My main interest is to share ideas, engage in dialogue, and offer opportunities for people to see things from a different angle.”
“The point was always to be as involved in the local community as possible,” Christiane Wassmann says of Rastrello. On this episode of the Our Conscious Journey podcast, she shares how she's forged the connection.
What does travel nostalgia mean to you? Is it going back in time to another era or revisiting favorite childhood haunts?