Architects: Studio Saxe. Nosara has become a destination for visitors from around the world for health, wellness and surfing and so the owners of Hotel Nalu-Nosara, Nomel and Mariya Libid, wanted a design that reflects the attitude of their guests.
Design: Benjamin Garcia Saxe, architects – Caribbean coast architecture uses simple ideas for using rain water, temperature control through cross ventilation, and large overhangs; an aesthetic based on traditional tropical architecture of the Caribbean
Design: Benjamin Garcia Saxe. The clients wanted to create their family home on the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica and found an incredible site overlooking the ocean for this vastly sympathetic creation.
Architect: Benjamin Garcia Saxe. The client bought a beautiful plot of land with two breath-taking views: towards the ocean and into the jungle. Architect Benjamin Garcia Saxe decided to rest the house against the back of the steep hill of the site in order to stabilize the soil and protect the property from falling debris.
Design: PARAVANT ARCHITECTS with SAAR Arquitectura. This building was planned as a retirement residence for a client from Hollywood, California: the design focused on creating a home that is harmoniously integrated into the landscape of the surrounding Costa Rican mountains.
The architects conceive architecture as a language across which properties can express themselves such as: harmony, creativity, happiness, beauty, poetry, complexity, magic, provocation and culture.
Gabriela Calvo and Marco Peralta dreamed of living in their fantastic property 20 minutes outside of the city of San Jose, Costa Rica; where they could be with their horses and enjoy the natural landscape.
The concept by this architecture studio aims to provide education and awareness of its occupants and its community, that will be capable to learn about sustainable living through its spatial living.
“Inspired by her routine I have given her an internal protected forest of bamboo. At night the cone-like surface of her new home opens to the moon and reminds her that it is me who is holding it in space as she goes calmly to sleep.”
Gianni Botsford Architects (GBA) is bringing new ‘architectural life’ to the Caribbean by reappraising the architectural heritage of the region and reviving indigenous techniques.