Fernando V Arteaga
San Francisco, Miami, and Shenzhen
1 – Who is Fernando V. Arteaga?
2 – When did you discover that you wanted to be an architect?
Ever since I was a child; my father is an architect.
3 – A reference in architecture… The Vatican
4 – If you had not been architect, you would have been…
5 – One defect and one virtue.
6 – What is your house like?
Dynamic and with open spaces.
7 – Sunday is a day for…
8 – A place to look for inspiration.
9 – What is the last book that you have read?
The Silent Chinese Conquest, by Juan Pablo Cardenal and Heriberto Araujo.
10 – 15 Years from now…
Develop the market in South America.
11 – When you think of architecture you think of…
12 – Pencil or computer?
13 – How would you describe your work?
14 – One project you would like to do.
15 – Your opinion of Spanish architecture.
Reliable and avant-garde.
16 – How do you keep your own style while meeting your customers’ needs?
By educating the customers.
17 – In architecture, what are you better at and what do you have more trouble with?
Designing, getting paid!
18 – Your recipe for success.
19 – What is the role of natural products in your projects?
An increasingly more important role, thanks to the new environmental awareness.
20 – Your flagship L’Antic Colonial product is…
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