Large openings on every level of the Joya Villas make the building seem lightweight and they connect the inhabitants to the surrounding natural environment. A delicate timber staircase appears to float from one floor to the other, suspended by the finest steel cables.
KaLiDa House is a private residence completed in 2017 by Costa Rican architectural firm Cañas Arquitectos. The house is located in Alajuela, Costa Rica.
In the Papagayo peninsula, placed on the tip of an seaward pointing, and slightly downward sloping ridge of a peninsular shaped lot, with forest on both sides ( one a natural reserve), is the house named Indios Desnudos.
Studio Saxe has completed a boutique hotel and yoga studio set into in tropical landscape of Nosara, Costa Rica. The project is another in a long line of sustainable buildings from the practice that blend contemporary design with local craftsmanship …
Estancia y Ficus (room and ficus) is a 91 sqm open room designed by Cañas Arquitectos, a Costa Rican architectural firm founded by Victor Cañas. Located on a sloped lot with views of San Jose city in Costa Rica, this room is dedicated for entertaining friends and family. From the architect: The program could not be […]
This sustainable terrace house was designed by Benjamin Garcia Saxe in Santa Teresa Beach, Puntarenas Province, Costa Rica. Project description: The Holdener family bought a beautiful property with two breath-taking views: towards the ocean and into the jungle. We decided to rest the house against the back of the steep hill of the site in order to […]