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Merida may expand streetscape beautification program

The city is considering increased staffing to expand the Programa de Rescate de Fachadas.

10th Showcase of Homes reveals the creativity in Mérida’s Centro Histórico

The fusion between the modern and the antique, and colonial and eclectic, were on full public view at one of Fundación BAI's most anticipated fundraisers.

Architectural Digest celebrates artist’s ‘vibrant dream house’ in Mérida

Cuban-American artist Jorge Pardo and his colorful Centro home are featured in Architectural Digest, one of the most respected shelter magazines in the U.S. 

An oasis on the Centro’s quietest street

On the quietest street in the Centro, an architect has designed an oasis of a home, both beautiful and functional. 

The casonas of Avenida Colón

A tour of Avenida Colón, the backbone of the García Ginerés neighborhood.

Living with marble floors when you’re used to hardwood and carpet

Expats more accustomed to carpeting and hardwood should know what they're getting into when they live with marble floors.

9th Showcase of Homes opens doors for students, tourists and neighbors

More than 800 people got a rare tour of seven stand-out homes in the Centro, all for a good cause.

Interior designers’ Mérida projects revealed in BAI’s 9th Showcase of Homes

Two interior designers' homes, part of this year's Showcase of Homes tour, exhibit contrasting responses to living in the tropics.

All signs point to Celestún

Taking a car from Mérida to the beaches and reserves of Celestún will take just 45 minutes by 2017, newspapers announced today, putting the quaint fishing village on the radar of more people looking for beach-living options.

Ecology watchdogs shut down builders

Profepa has shut down a construction site on the outskirts of Mérida on the grounds that an environmental impact statement had not been filed.

Design duo’s next book set in Mérida

He's a photographer, she's a writer. For Rizzoli books, they have chronicled the best of the world's architecture and interiors. Now, it's Mérida's turn.

First of the Country Towers opens

The first of three glass skyscrapers that comprise the Country Towers opens today, bringing residential living in Mérida literally to new heights.

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 and architect

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.