Mexican architect’s modernist home on display

FILE - In this July 13, 2004, file photo, a visitor tours architect Luis Barragan's home in Mexico City. Visitors will find Barragan's house and studio much the same as it was in 2004 when it was designated a UNESCO World Heritage site for its architectural significance integrating modern, traditional and vernacular elements. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)

MEXICO CITY (AP) — In a working-class neighborhood of Mexico City, two concrete buildings hidden near the end of a cul de sac draw visitors from around the world.

Igloos built by immigrants warm hearts in Italy

This photo taken on Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, shows children playing with sledges behind an igloo village, built in San Simone di Valleve, near Bergamo, northern Italy. With this year’s significant snowfall, restaurant owner Davide Midali, with the help of migrants from Africa, set out to create a series of igloos to house guests overnight in what once was a thriving ski resort. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

SAN SIMONE DI VALLEVE, Italy (AP) — San Simone, a tiny village in the Italian Alps, once had a thriving ski trade. But financial issues kept the lifts closed this winter. The local hotel now houses about 80 African asylum-seekers who were assigned to live there when they arrived in Italy.



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