Instead of investing in new designs and manufacturing processes, increasing numbers of design firms are raiding their archives. Monocle visits two companies to find out why they’re looking backwards not forward.
Gander International Airport in Canada was once the largest and most stylish airport in the world, where locals mingled with celebrities. Today it faces a battle to hold on to its glamorous reputation – and its passenger…
A city of 11 million, São Paulo is not an easy place to design a substantial residential building that affords both privacy and space. But with his award-winning 360º Building, architect Isay Weinfeld has done just that.
Bosses are wising up to the benefits of creating a more humane workplace. Not only does this give staff a sense of pride and belonging but it also expresses a company’s ethos to clients. Welcome to the anti-office.