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Sustainable Design at Southbrook Vineyards

Southbrook Winery - Focal Journey (by Gustavo Espinola)
22 Oct 2014 / 0 Comments / in Blog

Located on a gorgeous150-acre property in bucolic Niagara-on-the-Lake, Southbrook Vineyards is the largest organic winery in Ontario, Canada. The design of Southbrook’s facilities was awarded to Jack Diamond of Diamond and Schmitt Architects and includes the winery and hospitality pavilion—an elegant glass, light-filled structure filled set against a striking 200-metre long landscape wall. Visitors can enjoy two tasting rooms, a […]

Summer in Berlin

Berlin - Focal Journey (by Gustavo Espinola)
26 Aug 2014 / 0 Comments / in Blog

No other season of the year makes Berlin glow as much as the summer. With its lively café terraces, stylish parks, world-class museums, and outdoor festivals, the city radiates with youth and energy like no other city in Europe. Berlin in winter is equally beautiful–some might even say romantic—but it’s the summer that transforms the […]

Cluny Bistro & Boulangerie

Cluny Bistro - Focal Journey (by Gustavo Espinola)
11 Aug 2014 / 0 Comments / in Blog

Located in Toronto’s trendy Distillery District, Cluny Bistro & Boulangerie is one of the hottest new restaurants in the city. Opened last June by the Distillery Restaurant Corp. (owners of El Catrin, Pure Spirits, and The Boiler House) at the old Tank House, Cluny is a declaration of love to France’s bistro culture. Upon entering […]