• The urban development of Port of Spain fascinates us at ACLA architecture. From a both a land use and architectural standpoint, there is so much that can be reimagined within our capital city. We recently had the opportunity to chat with Desmond and Sudesh, directors......

  • In this 5 Q’s feature, we got a glimpse into the fascinating mind of Dr. Nesha Beharry-Borg, director of Centrascape, a 35-year-old garden centre design and landscaping company here in Trinidad and Tobago The home garden and landscaping industry has experienced significant growth during this......

  • Nature has been utilised as a problem solver and a boundless source of inspiration for centuries. It has significantly aided in our development and influenced our lives in numerous ways. In architecture for instance it’s essential to understand how settlements and societies have evolved based......

  • WE START WITH YOUR VISION FOR YOUR HOME, we make sense of it through intimate discussions and planning, resulting in a 3D visualisation of what your home will look like when built. In order for your vision to be developed from a concept to reality......

  • As architects and designers, we’re aware of our social responsibility to help design a better world. However, this isn’t possible without collaboration with other skilled practitioners and thought leaders from various industries. One of which is Jonathan Barcant, who we recently spoke with about his......

  • Here at ACLA architecture, we value the vast array of work that local designers and creatives of Trinidad and Tobago contribute to our dynamic culture and society. In this 5 Q’s feature we chatted with Nicholas Huggins on his awe inspiring illustrations and work in......

  • The development of our new brand marked the culmination of a year of research and introspection as our firm sought to align more closely with the rapidly changing needs of the local and regional market. We unveiled our updated brand identity via an online event......

  • Can small yet meaningful interventions change the way that we perceive our city? Follow this mini video series “Port of Spain; City in Transition” as we explore simple design possibilities that can have a transformative impact on our quality of life here in Trinidad and......

  • We were pleased to recently have former acla:works architect, Leniqueca Welcome host our 3rd SOCIAL entitled 'Turn Up The Volume'. Leniqueca is currently a Ph.D. candidate in anthropology (with an emphasis in urban studies) at the University of Pennsylvania....

  • "I think a revival of re-centralization of Port of Spain would be good, but I am uncertain the infrastructure can handle this. Traffic and parking is already a terrible problem when having to go into the city. You have caught me at a time in my life where I work from home and value the time that I waste. We are in the modern world. A laptop and cellphone is all you need to get your job done" - MM...

  • Looking to this privately vibrant yet publicly obscure culture as a means of economic diversification....

  • In urbanized suburbs such as Woodbrook, where cars have a particularly negative impact, walkability would be transformative. How could this be achieved?...