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30.3 RBL SOUTH PARK BRANCH

Once a greenfield site, the new 40-acre South Park development in San Fernando, Trinidad will contain retail / office space, restaurants, cinemas and a hotel and conference center. Republic Bank Limited, one of the leading banks in the Caribbean will be the premier bank within the development.

The bank is… Continue reading

30.1 2017 WORKSHOPS

The holidays are a good time to catch up on many things, including the craft of architetural photography. During this summer I am attending two workshops: one is the Santa Fe Architectural Photography Workshop by Nick Merrick held in Santa Fe, New Mexico; the second is a One on One… Continue reading

29.2 ST. CLAIR

The district of St. Clair is bounded by Maraval Road on the East; Tragarete Road on the South; the Maraval River on the West and Serpentine to the North [some sources show it as Long Circular Road to the North]. St. Clair is a relatively small district of the city… Continue reading

29.1 LIGHT TRAC

There are a number of sun angle software applications available for the iphone: PhotoPills; Sun Servey; Sun Seeker; Helios and LightTrac. I have found LightTrac to be very easy to use once you have a data connection on the iPhone.

Here is how Light Trac describes its benefits and features:… Continue reading

28.3 FEATURE PROJECT: banking on the future

28.3 FEATURE PROJECT: Banking On The Future

A recently completed project designed by acla:works architecture + interiors

Banking on the Future: A New Commercial Bank and Student Plaza at the

University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad & Tobago Continue reading

28.2 WOODBROOK: first glimpse

As part of a series on Port of Spain: A City In Transition we begin with the district of Woodbrook located on west side of the city of Port of Spain and is bounded to the east by Colville Street and Lapeyrouse Cemetery; to the west by the Maraval River; to the north by Tragarete Road and to the south by Wrightson Road. It has two roads, one avenue and 32 streets. Continue reading

27.3 ARCHITECTURE: the scale house

The 50-acre estate owned by Fernandes Distillers Ltd, world renown for its aromatic bitters, has been transformed initially into Fernandes Industrial Centre, but now gradually into its current incarnation, Fernandes Business Centre. It follows that there was an increased need for better eating facilities for its growing population of office… Continue reading

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