We have all heard the sad news of Mario Coyula passing recently. Mario had a lot of friends in Canada from the ICOMOS tour of Havana in 2006 and his visit and lectures in 2007.
He charmed everyone with the depth of his knowledge of Cuba’s history, urbanism, and architecture, his passion for beauty and character and not the least his wonderful storytelling.
For me and my wife there are many moments to remember him – from the tour of Havana, to the days when we were privileged to host him in Toronto. Continue reading