Puerto Jose Banus, better known as Puerto Banus, is a luxury marina and tourist destination that has become, since it was opened in May 1970, one of the largest entertainment centers in the Costa del Sol, reaching fame and international prestige. The best-known firms in the world are set up in this fashionable destination. Some
All villas designed and built by ARK Architects are made to PassiveHaus (Passive House) standards ARK Architects’ philosophy is clear – projects must be alive for human beings and respect the environment, because luxury and sustainability can go hand in hand. Creating adaptable architecture and using specific materials which align with the owners’ lifestyle
The importance of architectural model making could be thought to have reduced in recent years. With the introduction of new and innovative architecture design technology, is there still a place for model making in architecture? “Architectural technology is one facet of a world that is increasingly virtual and mediated by technology. Whist these technologies have become
Spain is one of the very best places in the world to retire. In the prestigious Forbes list on the topic, Spain has no fewer than three destinations in the global top-ten, and we as people who have lived and worked here for a long time, think we have a good idea why. To start
The area of influence taking in Campo de Gibraltar and the Costa del Sol is very geologically complex, hence the importance of accurate geotechnical studies, and in particular, the need to follow expert recommendations. Geologically, the area under study is located in the context of the Cordillera Bética or Betic System of mountain ranges, which
CONVERSATIONS with Manuel Ruiz Moriche We intervene in places with a high level in landscape, and the integration of the project into the place is essential to us. Is in that moment when we think what we are going to give back to nature for allowing us to be there, for being part of it.
Bentley Marbella by Charly Simon Our exclusive Villa Camojan is featured in a recent corporate video for Bentley Motors Marbella. A unique video of Charly Simon in which you can see our Villa Camoján. Bentley Motors Corporate Video Marbella. Extraordinary cars… An exponent of Luxury Villas in Marbella This project sits on top of one
The Gravity in Architecture Manuel Ruiz Moriche “For me, architecture is a constant battle against gravity. Architects work with matter… with materials. A matter which the law of gravity make it weight. And we have to be constantly fighting for dematerialize them. Therefore, we give such importance to work with materials. Materials in their purest
The Light We the architects create forms, which won’t be materialized unless light have an impact on them. Until then architecture simply doesn’t exist. Every place has a different light. To know and understand that is the first rule in order to work with our most valuable material. Here in the south of Spain there
The city that once ‘lived with its back to the sea’ has been transformed — and now has a fine new place to stay By Paul Richardson – Financial Times Article Through the window of my first-floor room came the sound of voices. Two ladies had stopped in the street and were gazing up at the
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