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Interior designer v. decorator: The difference

Interior design is the art and science of understanding human behavior in order to create functional spaces within a building. Decorating is furnishing or embellishing a space using beautiful or fashionable objects.   The role of an interior designer is broader Within a building interior designers apply creative and technical solutions that are functional and aesthetically pleasing as well as beneficial to the tenants’ quality of life. On account of ...

02 / 05 / 2011 ·
 

Eduardo Souto de Moura wins Pritzker prize 2011

2000-2003. Braga Stadium, Portugal. Portuguese architect Eduardo Souto de Moura is this year’s Pritzker Prize laureate. (The Pritzker is something like the Academy Award of architecture.) It is the second time for Portugal, as Alvaro Siza, a mentor and collaborator of de Moura, received the prize in 1992. de Moura is certainly not a starchitect, a household name. So who is this gentleman? In the words of the Pritzker jury: “Eduardo ...

28 / 03 / 2011 · Tags: , , , , , ,