Nochebuenas, otherwise known as poinsettias, are the iconic Christmas season plant. They are the most widely sold potted plant in the world, and, a fact widely ignored outside the country, they are actually native to southeastern Mexico.
It’s not a quiz show — it’s a phenomenon that occurs a lot in Mérida, and perhaps other cities in Latin America as well, where expats have fixed up their dream retirement home and as the final touch on their restoration place a plaque on the wall next to the entryway that says “Casa Flores” or some such thing.
As young architecture students eager to prove themselves, Ángel Sánchez and Javier Alonso wanted to create a platform that would bring the architectural world of Yucatán together. This intention created the radio show "Más que Arquitectura."
Fabián Gutiérrez met Francisco Bernés while they were both studying architecture in UADY, the state university of Yucatán. After spending some time abroad in Austria, and through their shared influences, they started designing together.
Most backyards in Mérida are open spaces, meaning furniture is exposed to the elements, such as the sun and the rain. These are some of the most important conditions to consider when choosing a new lounge set.
Built in the 19h century, the now boutique hotel was declared a Historic Monument in 1982, and to this day preserves its original French-style architecture. It has become one of the most iconic buildings in Paseo Montejo.
In today’s Centro, people are looking for properties that maintain the original essence of what there was, whilst becoming functional and enjoyable.
FMT faced this challenge in 2018, with a project they dubbed “La Casita”.