Azulejos

Porto’s Banco de Materiais brings the azulejos to the yards

The Portuguese "bank of materials" acts as a tile museum and a repository of free azulejos for building owners. If you visit Portugal, you might notice all the blue tiles. They're called azulejos and they're a major part of the country's heritage. They're used on walls, floors, and ceilings and depict the history and culture …

Concrete Montreal Map

Concrete Montreal Map is an atlas of the city’s brutalist architecture

Blue Crow Media creates a brutalist map for Canada's second biggest city. The name Carte Montréal Béton just sounds great on its own. It is, of course, the French name for Concrete Montreal Map, the latest brutalist map from Blue Crow Media. It's said that Montreal became a canvas for concrete architecture during the early …