Aline Trinade considers herself a modernist by heart and is passionate about midcentury modern and Scandinavian architecture. She is always thinking to develop and design places that have connectivity with the outdoors and tend to revisit the past and translated to a most modern aesthetic in her designs.
Among many evils of the COVID-19 pandemic is the fact that it has distracted us from what has been perhaps the worst year of climate change on record. But on the bright side, we have learned two critical lessons: humans can change their habits quickly, and don’t mess with nature.
We talked to Nathan Browning, founder of Santa Familia’s landscape design firm, Island Planning Corporation (IPC), about his vision for bringing residents closer to nature through the senses.
There is something about Slim Aarons images of a nostalgic, tropical cosmopolitan lifestyle that is somehow both decadent and wholesome. His photos on the beaches of Acapulco and other famous destinations reminded us of stories from casqueños growing up in Playa Santo Domingo and of Tomas Miro and gringo soldiers surfing there in the 40s.
When dreaming of retiring in a tropical paradise like Panama City, your first thought might be about the year-round warm weather, stunning beaches, and affordable living cost.
“Such a small country, spread on an isthmus, where the sky is clearer, the sun brighter; all your music echoes within me, like the sea in the small cell of the conch,” wrote Ricardo Miró, the most notorious of Panamanian poets, of his birthplace.