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Cantón renovation: A surprise in the attic

Restoration work at the Palacio Cantón has uncovered graffiti that represents a window into life in the 1940s, when the building was a school.

Cool Itzimná casa by RR+L in AD Mexico

Mérida architects Salvador Reyes Ríos and Josefina Larraín blend California cool and Yucatan's legacy in AD Mexico's May 2015 edition.

A building speaks, Arturo Campos listens

Yucatecan architect Arturo Campos found inspiration in Spain before returning to Mérida, PhD. in hand, to establish his reputation and collect many awards. We talked to him and found out he uses his ears as well as his eyes to evaluate designs.

A facelift, fresh outlook for Palacio Cantón

The beautiful Palacio Cantón, home of the Regional Museum of Anthropology, is celebrating its 55 years with a facelift, as well as more dynamic programming.

Facade rescue reaches 800 homes

More than 20 years after its launch, the city's facade rescue program, Rescate de Fachadas, is about to finish its 800th renovation.

Area architects stand out at Biennale

A silver medal and four honorable mentions went to Yucatecan architects during the XIII Mexican Architecture Biennale, a prestigious national competition.

Building a Showcase showstopper: Casa de las Torres

One of the Centro's most striking new casas is part of 2014's Showcase of Homes. We chatted with the architect who blended hacienda and high-church style.

Meet Silvia Sanchéz, Centro muse

We met Sylvia Sanchéz at a cocktail party and were immediately taken with her. Eventually, we asked her a few questions.

Mid-century modern blends with colonial Mérida

Robert Holtby and Emile Romain let their strong preference for clean, crisp design follow them from Vancouver to Mérida.