Design: Silberstein Architecture. This is a contemporary Caribbean island property located in Bonaire, a special municipality of the Netherlands. Photovoltaic panels power all lighting and the A/C compressor, a solar water heater provides 100% heating for pool, an underground cistern stores rain water for irrigation and the house is aligned with local trade winds to create a cross breeze effect.
Design: Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners. RSHP have completed work on a masterplan for the area known as La Rinconada. This masterplan includes a transport interchange (linking the new bus station with existing metro and train station) and also establishes a new metropolitan park protecting the surrounding hillsides from further development.