This past April, the Gran Manzana Kempinski Hotel in Havana was awarded the important Continental Prix Versailles 2018 for the Central America, South America and the Caribbean region, in the hotel category, “for the extraordinary restoration and refurbishment” of the former Manzana de Gómez building. The new hotel is the result of the intervention in …

People from all over the Island visiting the city, then and now, take back home, as a trophy, a personal or family picture with the Capitolio as backdrop In my distant childhood, Havana was a gift. In my youth, an obsession. In my old age, a reason to live. Havana has been journeyed by writers, …

Se trata de una de las mayores obras de la arquitectura cubana de principios de la Revolución. Más de 20 arquitectos extranjeros vinieron a Cuba en los años 60, entusiasmados con el proyecto social y con enormes ansias de crear los espacios de la utopía. Muy pocos son conocidos, a pesar de que sus obras …