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Architect: Tony Brooks

Why did you choose to become an architect? This sprung from a very early interest in art, an appreciation for order and an equally early exposure to building technology and construction. These interests found a ready marriage in architecture. Later a...

June 15, 2010

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A Tale of Endurance

Perhaps by virtue of the need to offset such utilitarian roots, the region's traditional architecture developed an ultimate strategy for ensuring longevity. Played out in the vibrant, tropical hues of painted surfaces, the soft contours of simple han...

June 15, 2010

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Artist Sir Roland Richardson

A creative tour-de-force on the Caribbean arts' scene for close to four decades, Sir Roland Richardson has earned his stripes as one of the most prolific artists in the region, yet at sixty-four he remains as committed to his craft as he was at seven...

July 10, 2010

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A Healthy Home

Over the past few decades, homes have been designed to be 'tighter' and more energy efficient. While positive in terms of cost savings and reduction of energy consumption, we are often guilty of furnishing our homes with products imported across vast...

June 15, 2010

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Seeds of Change

Ironically, in turning 'back to nature', the future of green technology has been unleashed. Used for centuries across Europe, most notably in colder climes, 'sky gardens' enjoyed a resurgence in the 1960’s. Victory was shouted from the rooftops as...

June 15, 2010

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Hurricane Supplement

Be Informed Knowledge is the first line of defence against the threat of hurricanes. Know the risk factors from storm surge, flooding and wind for your area and gauge your home’s vulnerability in order to evaluate your personal safety. Identify you...

June 15, 2010